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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: 1372972



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

County: Norfolk

District: Broadland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Stratton Strawless

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 10-May-1961

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

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 228036

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6/76 Church of St. 10/5/61 Margaret.

G.V. I

Parish church. C15 with alterations and partial rebuildings in C17 and C18. Flint with stone dressings; south aisle rendered, brick vestry; slate roofs, lead roof over south aisle. West tower, nave, chancel, south aisle, south porch. Squat C15 west tower with angle-buttresses. Two-light sound openings with foiled heads. Embattled parapet with corner pinnacles in the form of seated figures, those on the south-east and south-west renewed. South porch of flint with brick parapet; south doorway with engaged shafts. South aisle rebuilt in C17; three square headed 2-light Perpendicular windows with panel tracery and drip moulds. Moulded brick and stone finial a south-east corner of aisle. Square headed 3-light south window in chancel with Perpendicular tracery. East window restored in C19; small niche above window opening. North doorway with plain chamfered stone surround and brick arch. Two 3-light windows with late Perpendicular tracery; bays divided by staged buttresses with flush- work panels. C19 octagonal chimney with stone shaft on a brick and flint base. Small blocked opening with hollow chamfered stone surround. Interior: South aisle with groin-vaulted ceiling houses fine C17 monuments to the Marsham family: at the east wall Thomas Marsham (d.1638), a marble effigy reclining on a black sarcophagus. On the south wall, kneeling figures of Henry Marsham (d.1678) and his family. The figures kneel on a ledge in front of a double niche surmounted by a scrolled pediment on Corinthian columns. South arcade of 4 bays with octagonal piers and double-chamfered arches: three bays filled with 'Gothick' screen dividing nave and aisle. Roof continuous over nave and chancel; C18 arch-braced collar with king posts; wall posts supported on corbel- heads, all identical. Traceried spandrels to arch-braces Wide elliptical (or flattened three-centred) chancel arch with Gothick screen, probably late C18. West gallery and organ loft masking western bay of arcade. Octagonal font with quatrefoils. Fragments of mediaeval glass in north and south windows. Good C14 reclining figure monument on nave north side. Good brass chandelier in nave with 25 branches in 3 tiers, probably early C18, said to have come from Russia. '

Listing NGR: TG2215820767

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National Grid Reference: TG 22158 20767


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