CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1305371
Date first listed:
04-Oct-1960
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY

Map

Ordnance survey map of CHURCH OF ST MARY
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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
North Norfolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Sustead
National Grid Reference:
TG 16681 37055

Details

SUSTEAD BESSINGHAM TG 13 NE 5/48 Church of St.Mary 4:10:60 - II* Parish church. Medieval, extensively restored in C19, the tower being restored during re-survey. Flint, ironbound conglomerate. Tile roof. Cll west tower, nave, south porch, continuous chancel. Embattled round tower of random conglomerate and flint. Small round-headed opening to west. Blocked slit lights to north and south. Twin triangular-headed bell-openings with conglomerate imposts and central shafts. Nave has conglomerate quoins to north west and south west corners. Walling to the south probably re-faced in restoration of 1869, the north east quoins of the earlier church are visible, the wall extended eastwards or re-faced in 1869. 3 restored square-headed 2- light windows to south, 2 with ogee cusped lights; one with panel tracery. One similar window of C19. To north, doorway with continuous chamfer; undercut hood mould with decorated stops. C19 trefoil over. C19 3-light east window. Buttressed south porch of knapped flint. Single cusped light to east and west. Shafts with castellated abaci; ovolo to arch; wave to continuous inner and outer orders. Niche over with brick jambs and stone head. C19 round-headed doorway to nave. Interior. Tall round-headed tower arch with imposts. Triangular-headed opening over. C19 roof. Some re-used bench ends. Stoup beside south door. C19 piscina. Plain octagonal font on octagonal shafts.

Listing NGR: TG1668137055

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
223289
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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Date: 30 Jul 2004
Reference: IOE01/12972/18
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Warwick. Source Historic England Archive
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