CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1170780
Date first listed:
06-Mar-1959
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, WARHAM ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, WARHAM ROAD

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
North Norfolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Binham
National Grid Reference:
TF 98179 39942

Details

BINHAM WARHAM ROAD TF 9839 (north side)

20/22 Church of St Mary

6.3.59

G.V. I Parish Church of St Mary. C12 Romanesque church with facade in two distinct C13 styles of plate and bar tracery. Flint with stone dressing, lead roof. Seven bays of nave of church of Benedictine Priory founded 1091 as a dependency of St Albans, retained in use as parish church with 2 further nave bays, crossing and East end now ruined. West front side to be of before 1244. Ground floor and aisles with plate tracery, but nave window an example of bar tracery style of Westminster Abbey. Tripartite nave and aisles facade, demolished behind the latter. Large central four light window now bricked in, with bar tracery octofoil and sexfoils. C16 bellcote. Nave of seven bays with the distinct Romanesque, Transitional and EE phases traceable in internal elevations at arcade, gallery and clerestory levels. Present east wall is built up on the monastic puplitum dividing the two parts of the church. Simple hammerbeam arch-braced roof. C15 seven Sacrament font on stepped base. Dado only of C15 screen, figures of saints visible through later stencilling. 2 stalls with misericorde, Open work tracery backs to poppyhead benches. Arched, coved sedilia.

Listing NGR: TF9817939942

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
223325
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: 03 Jul 2002
Reference: IOE01/07060/24
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Sargeant. Source Historic England Archive
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