Heritage Category:
Listed Building
List Entry Number:
Date first listed:
Statutory Address:


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 - 1172178.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 20-Feb-2020 at 00:32:59.


Statutory Address:

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

Breckland (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TL 77669 89192



10/43 Church of St.Mary 23:6:60 II*

Parish church. Medieval and later. Restored and largely re-faced in C19. Flint with ashlar dressings. Slate roofs. Circular west tower; nave with north aisle and south porch; chancel. Tower of 1868. 3 ground floor lancets, 3 crudely traceried sound holes, 3 flat headed loops and 4 2-light Y-traceried bell-openings. Crenellated parapet on a corbel table. South wall of nave has 3 C19 3-light windows in Perpendicular style with embattled transoms. C14 moulded south doorway of 3 orders. C19 porch. North aisle with 3 late- Medieval 3-light cusped windows, a contemporary 3-light east window with a pair of crudely formed mouchettes and a simply moulded north doorway. 3 restored 3-light clearstorey windows in similar style. Chancel retains a section of Cllor C12 coursed masonry to north side. North side with one 2-light late-Medieval cusped window and a blocked 2-light C14 Decorated window truncated by an inserted priest's doorway. South side with 2 C19 2-light traceried windows and a C14 2-light window with dagger. Fine 5-light C14 reticulated east window with octofoil. Interior. 4-bay north arcade of quatrefoil piers with intermediate fillets supporting arches of 2 plain- chamfered orders. Chancel arch also of 2 plain-chamfered orders on rebuilt polygonal responds. The chancel has a pair of C14 cusped niches flanking the east window and 2 piscina bowls without canopies to south. 3 Greek Revival wall monuments .to Angerstein family. Stained glass east window representing 'Transfiguration' by George Parlby, 1905. C19 king post nave roof.

Listing NGR: TL7766989192


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

Legacy System number:
Legacy System:


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: 05 Jan 2002
Reference: IOE01/06927/09
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].