CHURCH OF ST MARGARET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1156827
Date first listed:
07-Dec-1959
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARGARET, THE STREET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARGARET, THE STREET

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
South Norfolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Shelton and Hardwick
National Grid Reference:
TM 22310 90092

Details

1. 5321 SHELTON THE STREET (north-west side) Hardwick Church of St Margaret TM 29 SW 9/2A 7.12.59

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2. From Cl2. Round west tower collapsed in 1770 and only east side of tower to just above the nave roof level remains. Nave and chancel in one, the nave with plain Norman north doorway and altered Norman south doorway. Two-light Perpendicular south windows. Two-light Decorated? north windows and window with Y-tracery. Three-light Perpendicular east window. C15 south porch of chequered brick and knapped flint, with moulded brick arch and brick 2-light Perpendicular windows at sides. Interior: C15 zarch-braced roof with crenellated wall plate and longitudinal arched braces below. Rood stairs. C15 screen with traceried pointed arches and traceried dado with painted panels. Circa 1390 wall painting of St Christopher on north wall. Cl7 manorial pew with high panelled sides and tester on square moulded posts. Early C17 communion rail with flat balusters. C15 octagonal font with quatrefoils in panels of bowl and panelled stem. Fragments of stained glass in chancel windows. Monuments: Two tomb-chests: Thomas Glean 1666, and Sir Peter Gleane 1685.

Listing NGR: TM2231090092

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
226074
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

End of official listing

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Date: 25 Jun 2004
Reference: IOE01/12037/34
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Mike Withinshaw. Source Historic England Archive
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