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


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

6.3.59 Church of St Mary


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


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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: 31 Mar 2003
Reference: IOE01/09505/33
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr John Giles. Source Historic England Archive
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