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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: 1305988



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

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Seething

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 05-Sep-1960

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 227397

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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

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National Grid Reference: TM 31974 97947


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