CHURCH OF ST MARAGRET

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1342499
Date first listed:
30-May-1960
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARAGRET, SPORLE ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARAGRET, SPORLE ROAD

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
Breckland (District Authority)
Parish:
Little Dunham
National Grid Reference:
TF 86356 12970

Details

TF 81 SE LITTLE DUNHAM SPORLE ROAD (north side) 6/39 Church of St.Margaret 30.5.60 GV I

Parish church. Medieval and later. Flint, partly rendered, with ashlar dressings. Black pantile and slate roofs. West tower, nave with north aisle and south porch and chancel. Perpendicular tower with diagonal western buttresses and flat stair turret projection to south. Moulded west doorway with carved head label stops. 3-light Perpendicular window above, quatrefoil soundholes, 2-light cusped bell-openings and a plain parapet. C13 south door with dying arch mouldings and one order of colonnettes with bell capitals, crowned head label stops and female head in quatrefoil above doorway. 3 C13 lancets to south wall of nave and chancel, one 2-light Perpendicular window with embattled transom and similar Victorian replica. 3 partially restored 2-light curvilinear C14 north aisle windows with one double lancet to west and a triple lancet (probably re-set) to east. North aisle formerly ran alongside chancel leaving 2 blocked arches and a simple piscina. Victorian Geometric east window. C13 3-bay nave arcade and former 3-bay chancel arcade now reduced to one bay. Fine quadrilobe piers with bell capitals and arches of 2 hollow chamfered orders. Carved corbel of human head with horns flanked by foliage forms westernmost chancel arcade support. Chancel arch does not survive. C15 tower arch with facetted responds and capitals. Simple nave piscina and a C13 angle piscina-cum-sedilia in chancel with a bell capital on colonnette and a shaped arm rest. Remains of Medieval decor- ative paintwork on arches of 2 blocked bays of chancel north arcade. Group value with Old Rectory.

Listing NGR: TF8635612970

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
220440
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: 03 Oct 2001
Reference: IOE01/05331/07
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Colin Johnston. Source Historic England Archive
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