Heritage Category: Listed Building

Grade: I

List Entry Number: 1305343

Date first listed: 23-Jun-1960

Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL


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Statutory Address: CHURCH OF ST MICHAEL

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

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland (District Authority)

Parish: Didlington

National Grid Reference: TL 77894 96946


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DIDLINGTON TL 79 NE 4/3 Church of St.Michael 23.6.60 GV I Parish church. Medieval and later. Flint with ashlar and some brick dressings. Felt and slate roofs. West tower; aisled nave and chancel. C14 west tower with diagonal buttresses and a rectangular stair turret to south east. 2-light west window with restored ogee tracery. 2 rectangular loops to first floor and 4 2-light bell openings with ogee tracery. Crenellated parapet with 2 gargoyles. Nave and chancel with modern re-facing. North aisle with 3 2-light ogee-traceried north windows, a modern plain-chamfered doorway and C15 panel-traceried east and west windows with flat heads. South aisle with 4 heavily restored 2-light panel-traceried windows with flat heads. Similar 3-light east window. C14 wave-moulded doorway. 6 2-light late-Medieval clearstorey windows. Chancel with 3 restored hollow-chamfered lancet windows to south; the westernmost retaining a square "leper's window". North wall with one hollow-chamfered lancet and a 2-light window consisting of a pair of lancets and a traceried quatrefoil above. Modern 3-light east window with 3 quatrefoils. C14 niche to north side of east wall with cusped ogee arch and fleuron to hood mould. Interior. 4-bay nave of octagonal piers supporting plain chamfered arches of 2 orders. The arcades differ: the southern having piers with alternating wide and narrow facets as opposed to the northern which has piers of regular section yet with filletted tri-lobe responds. Plain chamfered tower arch on polygonal responds. Plain chamfered chancel arch. Restored moulded lateMedieval roof of a shallow pitch created by cambered beams. Arch braces supported on carved corbels. Wall plates removed. Piscina in south aisle with cusped arch. Fine early C14 piscina in chancel with 3-point traceried cusping on a pair of engaged colonnettes with bell capitals. Baroque balustrade communion rails in marble. C14 octagonal font with Purbeck marble bowl. Shallow arcading on bowl, stem with blind tracery.

Listing NGR: TL7789496946


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Legacy System number: 220950

Legacy System: LBS

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