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Church of St Margaret

A Grade II* Listed Building in Cantley, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5829 / 52°34'58"N

Longitude: 1.5142 / 1°30'50"E

OS Eastings: 638167

OS Northings: 304140

OS Grid: TG381041

Mapcode National: GBR XKY.5LY

Mapcode Global: WHMTY.7B8R

Entry Name: Church of St Margaret

Listing Date: 25 September 1962

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304803

English Heritage Legacy ID: 228599

Location: Cantley, Broadland, Norfolk, NR13

County: Norfolk

District: Broadland

Parish: Cantley

Locality: Cantley, Limpenhoe and Southwood

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Cantley

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

Listing Text

CANTLEY CHURCH ROAD
TG 30 SE
6/23 Church of St. Margaret.
25-9-62
II*
Parish church, medieval, restored c.1867. Built of flint with stone dressings,
lead and slate roofs. West tower, nave, south porch, south transeptal chapel,
north vestry and chancel. 2 stage tower. 2-light west window with cusped 'Y'
tracery. 2-light belfry openings with 'Y' tracery infilled with a lattice of
medieval bricks. Putlog holes blocked with brick and stone fragments. Brick
parapet. South porch with diagonal buttresses and Perpendicular entrance with
half shafts. 4 bay nave with door and 3 windows to north and 2 windows and
door to south. Set back buttresses with flushwork on face. South door
Perpendicular, with heraldry in spandrel oculi, and oak leaf label stops.
3-light Perpendicular windows with tracery and stilted 4 centred arches. C19
stone moulded eaves and parapet gable. South transeptal chapel with diagonal
buttresses. 3-light Perpendicular south window with rectangular head and hood
mould. Blocked single light window with 4 centred brick arch and saddle bars,
in gable above. Blocked door to west, C19 3-light window to east. Brick parapet
gable. Lean-to north vestry with diagonal buttresses and C19 'Y' traceried
east window. 2 bay chancel with diagonal buttresses. C15 2 and 3-light windows
to north. Central priest's door, formed from re-set Norman arch with chevron
decoration, flanked by 2, 3-light Perpendicular windows with tracery and stilted
4 centred arches. C19 3-light Perpendicular style east window. C19 moulded
stone eaves and parapet gables. Interior mainly C19. Perpendicular tower arch
with half shafts. Perpendicular chancel arch with half shafts. Piscina in south
transept, dropped sill sedilia and piscina in chancel. Inscribed brass to
Frances Gaudye, died 1637, Simon Kidbull died 1735 and Jonathan Layton died
1801.


Listing NGR: TG3816704140

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