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Church of St Mary, Great Witchingham

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: I
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

Location: Church Farm Lane, Great Witchingham, Norfolk NR9 5PE

Locality: Great Witchingham
Local Authority: Broadland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR9 5PE

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Listing Text


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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