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Latitude: 52.7736 / 52°46'24"N
Longitude: 0.8437 / 0°50'37"E
OS Eastings: 591919
OS Northings: 323345
OS Grid: TF919233
Mapcode National: GBR R83.43W
Mapcode Global: WHKQC.XKX2
Entry Name: Church of St Mary
Listing Date: 30 May 1960
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1077436
English Heritage Legacy ID: 220510
Location: Whissonsett, Breckland, Norfolk, NR20
Traditional County: Norfolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk
Church of England Parish: Whissonsett St Mary
Church of England Diocese: Norwich
TF 92 SW WHISSONSETT
4/54 Church of St.Mary
Parish church. Medieval and later. Flint with ashlar dressings. Slate roofs.
West tower, aisleless nave with south porch and chancel with vestry and organ
outshut to north. Early C14 west tower with diagonal buttresses, 2-light
cusped Y-traceried bell openings and small foiled sound holes. Inserted C15
west window of 2 lights with embattled transom. C15 crenellated parapet with
corner finials, flushwork and blind traceried panels with shields. Nave with
C14 moulded north and south doors and 6 heavily restored 2-light windows in
Perpendicular style. Chancel C19 with east window in Geometric style, 2 Y-
traceried windows to south and one to north. South porch with corrugated
iron roof, C15 4-centred entrance with polygonal responds and 2 small cusped
windows. Some medieval ironwork in south door. Plain chamfered tower arch
of 3 orders. Pair of plain nave piscinas. Chancel arch probably C19 in Per-
pendicular style. 3 C19 stained glass windows in chancel. Re-set trefoil
piscina in chancel. C19 triple sedilia with cusped arches. Victorian foiled
chancel screen and pulpit in Decorated style. C15 octagcnal font with cross
plinth, panel traceried stem and quatrefoil bowl panels.
Listing NGR: TF9191923345
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