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Description: Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 10 May 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 219931
OS Grid Reference: TG1035020047
OS Grid Coordinates: 610350, 320047
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7371, 1.1144
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TG 12 SW GREAT WITCHINGHAM CHURCH ROAD
4/24 Church of St Mary
Parish church. West tower, south porch, nave, north and south aisles, south
transept and Chancel. C14 and C15. Flint, partly plastered, with stone
dressings. Pantiled roofs to Nave, Chancel and south porch, copper roofs to
aisles. C14 west tower with angle buttresses flushwork base course and two
ogee-headed niches flanking the west window. West doorway blocked. C15 clere-
storey of eight bays, westernmost bay blank with flushwork panels.
Diaper brickwork on south side. C15 south porch with two flushwork friezes of
crowned 'M's and carvings of the Annunciation in the spandrels of the doorway
arch, C14 arcades of four bays with octagonal piers and double-chamfered arches.
Good arch-braced nave roof with wall posts on stone corbels. Traceried cornice,
with eastern bay of roof panelled to form canopy of honour over rood. Plain
arch-braced roofs over aisles. Fine seven-sacrament font retaining much original
colouring. Four benches with pierced and traceried backs and poppy-heads.
Royal arms of Charles II given by Oliver le Neve 1660.
Listing NGR: TG1035020047
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Source: English Heritage
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