CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1152891

Date first listed: 07-Dec-1959

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY, LOWER STREET

Map

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Location

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY, LOWER STREET

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk (District Authority)

Parish: Gissing

National Grid Reference: TM 14627 85296

Summary

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History

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Details

1. 5321 GISSING LOWER STREET Church of St Mary TM 18 NW 13/1 7.12.59

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2. From probably late C11. Flint with stone dressings, and tiled roofs. Round west tower, probably late C11 (probably not earlier) with Norman two-light round-headed bell-openings with dividing shaft and scallop capital, circular windows (probably not Saxon), and small two-light round-headed west window with incised zigzag surround. Tall tower arch with zigzag carving in arch and plain inposts. Nave probably late C11 with Norman south doorway with zigzag in arch and one order of shafts with scallop capitals. One Decorated nave window. Chancel with north and south chapels of early C13 with Y-tracery windows. Remaining windows Perpendicular. Two-storeyed C15 north porch with flushwork panelling, diagonal buttresses, fleurons in arch and flanking niches. Interior: C15 double-hammerbeam nave roof. Two single-chamfered arches between chancel and south chapel with octagonal pier, north chapel probably originally had similar but now single arch. C15 north chapel roof. Some C15 bench ends, remainder C19. C15 octagonal font. Early C17 screen to north chapel. Monuments: tablets to Kemp family of 1614, 1710, 1734 and 1815.

Listing NGR: TM1462785296

Legacy

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Legacy System number: 225431

Legacy System: LBS

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