Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: II*

List Entry Number: 1205531

Date first listed: 09-Jul-1951

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY


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Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MARY

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

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk (District Authority)

Parish: Fordham

National Grid Reference: TL 61657 99640


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8/13 Church of St. Mary 9/7/51 - II*

Parish church. Late C13, mid C14 and 1730. Carstone and ashlar with slate roof (pantiles to chancel). Nave and chancel, the tower demolished 1730. Diagonal buttress to north-west, flat to south-west with additional c.1730 brick buttress to south of west end. Rendered west bell-cote. South aisle removed and 3-bay arcade blocked reusing 2 2-light early Perpendicular windows. Eaves rebuilt in brick. 3 stepped buttresses. Similar chancel south window and 2-light Y north window (no east window). East nave gable rebuilt 1730 in brick with tumbling. 3 stepped buttresses to north nave, one 2-light window as south, one 3-light C15 Perpendicular window with supermullions. Interior. Chancel arch on demi-columns with high polygonal bases and moulded circular capitals supporting wave moulded arch. Rere-arch to north window. 1730 nave roof : tie beams, principals and collars on arched braces, 2 tiers staggered butt purlins with windbracing to upper tier.

Listing NGR: TL6165799640


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