CHURCH OF ST MARGARET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1169125
Date first listed:
30-May-1960
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARGARET

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARGARET

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
Breckland (District Authority)
Parish:
Lyng
National Grid Reference:
TG 06906 17855

Details

TG 01 NE LYNG

4/29 Church of St. Margaret. 30.5.60. - II*

Parish church. Medieval and later. Flint with ashlar and some brick dressings. Slate and concrete tile roofs. West tower, aisleless nave with south porch and chancel. C13 unbuttressed west tower with a 2-light Y- traceried west window, one first floor lancet and 2-light Y-traceried bell- openings. 2 string courses and a parapet with crocketted corner pinnacles. 6 restored 3-light Perpendicular nave windows with embattled transoms. C15 porch (formerly of 2 storeys) with diagonal buttresses. One 3-light traceried upper south window and a pair of 2-light side windows. Unusual entrance arch - 4 - centred in principle yet central section built with straight sides. Low niche to east side of entrance. C18 Dutch gable in brick with an exceptionally large pediment and dentil cornice. Chancel of 1912 with 3 2-light Y-traceried side windows and a 3-light east window in Decorated style. Medieval 2-leaf south door with elaborate traceried panels and a quatrefoil border. Moulded C15 tower arch on semi-circular responds. Exceptionally wide nave with chancel off-set to south in relation to it. Chancel arch partly medieval with polygonal responds. Early C13 octagonal font in Purbeck marble with recessed arch decoration on bowl which is supported on 8 shafts (2 original) and a central column. Doorway in south wall of nave former entrance to parvis stair. Moulded 4-centred head with fine label stop carvings.

Listing NGR: TG0690617855

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
220735
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: 14 Mar 2005
Reference: IOE01/14056/05
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Al Pulford. Source Historic England Archive
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