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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: 1305274



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

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Garvestone

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 30-May-1960

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 220816

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GARVESTONE DEREHAM ROAD TG 00 NW (south side) 6/24 Church of St.Margaret 30/5/60 - II* Parish church. Medieval and later. Flint with ashlar and some brick dressings. Slate roofs. West tower; nave with south aisle and north porch; chancel. Early Perpendicular west tower with diagonal buttresses. 3-light panel-traceried west window, slit windows to first floor and 2-light bell- openings with single soufflets flanked by super-mullions. Crenellated parapet with flushwork tracery, gargoyles and polygonal corner turrets. South aisle with one restored panel-traceried 2-light west window, a plain- chamfered south doorway, 3 3-light panel-traceried windows with 4-centred heads and an identical east window. North wall with 2 3-light Perpendicular windows, an ovolo-moulded doorway of 2 orders with hood mould and a restored late-Medieval porch. Evidence of former rood stair. Chancel with one 2-light Y-traceried south window and 2 2-light cusped Y-traceried windows to north. Priest's doorway to north and a restored 3-light panel-traceried east window. Interior. 4-bay south arcade of octagonal piers supporting arches of 2 plain-chamfered orders. Wave-moulded tower arch with polygonal responds also wave-moulded. Chancel arch of 2 plain-chamfered orders on 3-shaft responds with intermediate rolls. Chancel piscina with tri-lobe arch flanked by a sedile which probably also served as a window - now blocked. Octagonal font with blank shields surrounded by seaweed carving.

Listing NGR: TG0238207362

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National Grid Reference: TG 02382 07362


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