CHURCH OF ST MARGARET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
II*
List Entry Number:
1305988
Date first listed:
05-Sep-1960
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARGARET, THE GREEN

Map

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARGARET, THE GREEN

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
South Norfolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Seething
National Grid Reference:
TM 31974 97947

Details

TM 39 NW SEETHING THE GREEN

3/50 Church of St.Margaret 5.9.60 * - II

Parish church. Medieval. Flint with stone and brick dressings. Thatched and slate roofs. Cll west tower, nave, C19 vestry and south porch, C13 chancel. Round tower; west window of 2 cusped lights. Stone-dressed round-headed slit lights to west, south and north of ringing-chamber. Tower probably raised; 4 brick-dressed openings to belfry; rebuilt section of C18 brick; brick parapet; small lead-covered spire. Buttressed nave, the gable wall to west rebuilt in gault brick. To south, 2 3-light windows, restored, under 4-centred arches with panel tracery having embattled demi-transoms; hood moulds. Vestry to north nave with post- medieval window to west; restored cusped Y-tracery window and restored window with 2 ogee lights. Unbuttressed chancel with 2 restored cusped Y-tracery windows to south; to north one lancet window. C19 east window of 3 lights. Porch rebuilt in C19 with re-used arch-braced roof. Continuously moulded nave doorway with 2 orders of wave moulding, deeply undercut to form a fillet in the arch. Medieval door. Interior. Round tower arch with imposts. Nave roof covered. Wall paintings on north and south walls. Remains of rood stair with doorjambs bearing traces of paint. Lower panels of screen with painted flowers, upper parts C19. Polygonal shafts to chancel arch. Cusped piscina and drop-sill sedilia. Boarded roof to chancel. Small amount of medieval glass. 7 sacrament font, its 'reparation' mentioned in will of 1473.

Listing NGR: TM3197497947

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
227397
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: 02 Jun 2002
Reference: IOE01/06781/15
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Jeffrey A. Herrington. Source Historic England Archive
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