Church of St. Mary


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Listed Building
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Statutory Address:
Church of St. Mary, Aldborough


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Statutory Address:
Church of St. Mary, Aldborough

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

North Norfolk (District Authority)
National Grid Reference:
TG 17909 33810


TG 13 SE 5/7

ALDBOROUGH Church of St. Mary



Parish church. Medieval. Flint, ironbound conglomerate, with stone (Lincolnshire Limestone) and brick dressings. Slate roof. Nave, north aisle, south porch, chancel.

West wall with wooden bell-cote of 1906; tower fell in C18, traces of base remain. Conglomerate quoins to south west and north west corners of nave. Buttressed nave of three bays; two two-light C19 cusped windows to south in rubble and conglomerate wall. Conglomerate quoins of earlier church in third bay. North aisle wall much rebuilt in 1847 with brick-dressed buttresses and two two-light C19 windows. Chancel with priests door to south. Angle buttresses. Two-light C19 window. East window C19 three-light Perpendicular. Buttressed south porch of knapped flint to first nave bay. Doorway with attached shaft and hollows. Nave doorway has hood mould and rib-vaulted niche over with canopy.

Interior. Low north arcade formed by cutting through earlier wall. C19 roofs. C19 chancel arch. Top of rood stair over eastern nave pier. Piscina. Octagonal font. Graded II* for survival of early church plan.

Listing NGR: TG1790933810


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 28 Jul 2004
Reference: IOE01/12721/13
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Peter Warwick. Source Historic England Archive
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