CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1373626
Date first listed:
07-Dec-1959
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, EARSHAM ROAD

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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY, EARSHAM ROAD

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

County:
Norfolk
District:
South Norfolk (District Authority)
Parish:
Denton
National Grid Reference:
TM 28625 87345

Details

1. 5321 DENTON EARSHAM ROAD Church of St Mary TM 28 NE 16/1B 7.12.59

I

2. Flint built with stone dressings and slate roofs. Late C13 chancel with 5-light east window with intersecting tracery. North and south chancel windows with Y-tracery. Perpendicular north and south aisles with Decorated east and west windows. Two clerestory windows on each side with quatrefoil square openings. Partly rebuilt west tower, originally circular, faced in brick in C18 in Gothic style and with late Cl9 flint top stage. C15 2-storeyed north porch with diagonal buttresses and niche between first floor windows, and with Tierceron-star-vault with carved bosses depicting the Coronation of the Virgin, the Nativity, the Resurection and the Ascension. Interior: three-bay north and south arcades with octagonal piers and double chamfered arches. Late C19 arched braced nave roof. Piscina with traceried gable. Stained glass pieces assembled by Archdeacon Postlethwaite and arranged by Joshua Price in 1716/19, including C15 English figures and continental C16 and C17 panels, and heraldic glass up to Price's own time. Octagonal font with quatrefoils containing shields. Some early C16 painted panels from former screen made up into chest. Monument: 1684 Robert Rogerson, tablet with inscription and stacks of books either side.

Listing NGR: TM2862587345

Legacy

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

Legacy System number:
225220
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: 07 Apr 2003
Reference: IOE01/10476/20
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Neil Hartley. Source Historic England Archive
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