CHURCH OF SAINT MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1264178
Date first listed:
11-Aug-1951
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF SAINT MARY

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF SAINT 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:
Tilney St. Lawrence
National Grid Reference:
TF 57083 16888

Details

TILNEY ST. LAWRENCE ISLINGTON TF 51 NE

8/45 Church of St. Mary 11.8.51 - II*

Ruins of parish church. Late C13 nave, transepts and chancel. C15 west tower, constructed when church remodelled. Rendered ashlar and carstone, some brick in tower. 3 stage tower with angle buttresses. Arched west door below string course. 3-light Perpendicular west window. Twin lancets to ringing chamber below brick belfry stage pierced by 2-light reticulated belfry windows. Crenellated parapet. Stair turret to south-west. Tall eastern tower arch. Nave with 3-light square-headed windows and flat stepped buttresses. No roof to nave. Gables survive to transepts supported by angle buttresses. North transept north window of 3 stepped lancets, corresponding south transept window 3-light Perpendicular. Chancel west wall 1972 with 3 lancets. Chancel east window Perpendicular of 3 lights beneath segmental arch. To south one 2-light Y tracery window, an arched'priests' door and 2 lancets paired together. Chancel roofed with pantiles. Wall monument in chancel north wall to Edward Bagge 1846. Predula panel bears inscription below relief carving of reclining figure addressed by angel, all beneath 4-centred Gothic arch with hood mould. To east wall monument to 3 sons and 4 daughters of Anthony Dixon. 1723. Marble. Rectangular with fluted pilasters supporting open pediment. Oval bowed inscription panel. Carved predellaof 2 winged cherubs in floral field. Tower belfry retains C15 timber bell frame in form of 3 bay retangular cage scissor braced to north and south. Central bay with vertical studs and arched braces to fulcrum point of bell hanger.

Listing NGR: TF5708316888

Legacy

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Legacy System number:
428480
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

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