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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1171296



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

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Burston and Shimpling

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 07-Dec-1959

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 225135

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List entry Description

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1. 5321 BURSTON DICKLEBURGH ROAD Shimpling Church of St George TM 1582 32/2A 7.12.59


2. C12 round tower with C13 octagonal top stage and recessed lead spire. Late C13 chancel with windows with intersecting and Y-tracery. C12 nave refashioned in C15 with Perpendicular north and south windows. Timber-frame north porch. Fine C15 nave roof with arched braces and embattled wall plate. Chancel roof with tiebeams. C15 benches with poppy-head bench ends and one with pierced tracery in back. Remains of screen under the tower arch. C15 octagonal front with 5 lions against the stem and figures of angels with shields against the bowl. Early C14 stained glass in heads of chancel windows and C15 glass in north nave windows. Built of flint rubble with stone dressings, partly rendered, and with tiled roofs.

Listing NGR: TM1562482641

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National Grid Reference: TM 15624 82641


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