CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1170846
Date first listed:
06-Mar-1959
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, THE STREET

Map

Ordnance survey map of CHURCH OF ST MARY
© Crown Copyright and database right 2020. All rights reserved. Ordnance Survey Licence number 100024900.
© British Crown and SeaZone Solutions Limited 2020. All rights reserved. Licence number 102006.006.
Use of this data is subject to Terms and Conditions.

The above map is for quick reference purposes only and may not be to scale. For a copy of the full scale map, please see the attached PDF - 1170846.pdf

The PDF will be generated from our live systems and may take a few minutes to download depending on how busy our servers are. We apologise for this delay.

This copy shows the entry on 23-Feb-2020 at 20:27:03.

Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, THE STREET

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
North Norfolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Great Snoring
National Grid Reference:
TF 94632 34524

Details

TF 93 SW GREAT SNORING THE STREET 6/70 (west side)

6.3.59 Church of St Mary

I

Parish church. Exterior mainly Perpendicular. Flint walls with stone dressings. Nave clerestory and south aisle cement rendered. Slate roofs with c1800 brick dentil eaves cornices. West tower Perpendicular, of five stages, with diagonally set buttresses with squared and knapped flint work, a central door, 3-light west windows and 4 belfry windows. Nave with clerestory and south aisle of 4 bays, chancel of 2 bays. South porch Perpendicular with 2 curvilinear windows, a Perpendicular traceried door within a c1200 arch with shafts missing. South aisle with 3 square- headed 2-light windows, and at east and west 2-light Curvilinear windows. Clerestory with four 2-light Perpendicular windows. Nave north wall with clerestory and below three 3-light Perpendicular windows divided by embattled transoms, repeated once in the chancel north wall and twice in the south wall, one blocked. 5-light c1300 east window with central quatrefoil. Interior: c1200 4 bay south arcade and c1200 south aisle east end angle piscina. Perpendicular tower and chancel arches. C13 grey marble font. Poppyhead benches C15. C18 commandment board, Royal Arms over porch 1688 but later overpaintings. Chancel: C15 screen. Decorated piscina and sedilia with arched crocketed canopies and miniature vaulting. C15 traceried stone panels on east wall behind altar. C18 black and white stippled polished marble floor with 3 steps to altar. Altar rails with end posts with strap work decoration and ball finials, balusters, mid C17. C15 glass fragments in north and south windows. Alabaster wall-monuments c1610, 2 C18 wall monuments, brass of C15. Nave and aisle roofs with exposed rafters c1800. Chancel roof mid C19 elaborate scissors trusses.



Listing NGR: TF9463234524

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
223566
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

Images of England

Images of England was a photographic record of every listed building in England, created as a snap shot of listed buildings at the turn of the millennium. These photographs of the exterior of listed buildings were taken by volunteers between 1999 and 2008. The project was supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund.

Date: 31 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/09505/33
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Giles. Source Historic England Archive
Archive image, may not represent current condition of site.
To view this image please use Firefox, Chrome, Safari, or Edge.

Your Contributions

Do you know more about this entry?

The following information has been contributed by users volunteering for our Enriching The List project. For small corrections to the List Entry please see our Minor Amendments procedure.

The information and images below are the opinion of the contributor, are not part of the official entry and do not represent the official position of Historic England. We have not checked that the contributions below are factually accurate. Please see our terms and conditions. If you wish to report an issue with a contribution or have a question please email [email protected].