PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1170678
Date first listed:
10-May-1961
Date of most recent amendment:
12-Oct-1984
Statutory Address:
PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY, LOW ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY, LOW ROAD

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
Broadland (District Authority)
Parish:
Hellesdon
National Grid Reference:
TG 20053 10614

Details

TG 21 SW HELLESDON LOW ROAD

8/20 Parish Church of St. Mary,(formerly listed as Church of St. Mary.) 10.5.61. - II*

Parish Church, mainly C15, though much restored in the C19. Flint with stone dressings and roofs of slate and lead. North aisle, nave with west bellcote and spire, 2 storey south porch, north chancel chapel and chancel. North aisle, 4 bays with stepped diagonal buttresses. North door at west end, with re-set corbel head to its right. C19 Decorated windows. Octagonal bellcote with louvred openings and spire. C15 south porch with diagonal stepped buttresses. 2-light windows with 4 centred arches to east and west. South door way with attached shafts with battlemented caps. Cusped single light windows at first floor level lighting Parvis. Sexpartite vault with boss springing from colonnettes inside the porch. South doorway with double ogee moulding. Fabric of south wall C12. Nave 2 bays with stepped buttress and C19 2-light window. North chancel chapel 1 bay with C19 window to north and Perpendicular 3-light window with quatrefoils in the side lights to east. Gable raised to form lean-to, with parapets to south, east and west. 2 bay chancel with stepped diagonal buttresses. 2, 2-light Perpendicular windows to south. The western most window, has a ½ transom with an additional 1-light cusped window below. 3-light Perpendicular east window with hood mould and carved label stops. Wall monument to Mary Aves, died 1763. Parapet gables. Inside, the north aisle butt purlin roof is probably C18. 2 bay north arcade with quatrefoil piers with angle fillets, bases and capitals. The double ogee moulded arches are continuous down to the bases at the responds. 2 bay arch braced roof with carved corbels. Cusped niche to north of chancel arch. Chancel arch with attached shafts and double ogee moulding. Arch in north chancel arch with double ogee moulding, now blocked with C19 6-light window. North door in chancel mainly C19. Restored Aumbry and piscina with ogee tracery in rectangular heads in south wall. Restored piscina in north chancel chapel. Good brasses of Richard de Heylesdon, and Ricardus Thaleburgh.

Listing NGR: TG2005310614

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
228411
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.

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