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Breckland (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TF 83051 20502


TF 82 SW ROUGHAM THE STREET (west side) 1/45 Church of St.Mary 30.5.60 GV I Parish church. Medieval and later. North aisle rebuilt in 1913. Flint with ashlar and brick dressings. Plaintiled roofs. West tower, nave with south porch and chancel. North aisle to nave and chancel. C14 west tower with diagonal buttresses. Moulded west doorway with a 4-centred arch and a very fine C14 carved Crucifixion scene above beneath a nodding ogee arch within a rectangular frame decorated with vine leaf scroll and a moulded hood mould with deeply undercut carving. Kneeling female figure at foot of cross. Pair of flanking figures in miniature niches. 2-light Y-traceried window above. 2-light traceried bell-opeings with mouchettes. Nave with 2 restored 3-light Perpendicular windows to south. 2 restored 3-light Perpendicular chancel windows with embattled transoms. 5-light east window in similar style. Re-set C14 north aisle east window of 3 lights with spherical triangle flanked by mouchettes. Other north aisle windows of 1913. 4 north clearstorey windows of c.1500 in brick of 2 lights with cusping. North arcade of c.1500. 7 bays with single order of hollow chamfered arches continued onto narrow lozenge shaped piers. Piers with moulded imposts and rose and ball flower decoration below. Tower arch of 3 chamfered orders. No chancel arch. Cusped chancel piscina with spandrels. Modern king post roof with arched braces and traceried wall plate. Octagonal font with plain bowl and arcaded stem. Several C15 and C16 brasses to Yelverton family. Fragments of medieval stained glass in easternmost south window.

Listing NGR: TF8305120502


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

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Date: 10 Oct 2001
Reference: IOE01/05331/14
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Colin Johnston. Source Historic England Archive
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