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Church of St Mary, Rougham

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: I
Date Listed: 30 May 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 220446

OS Grid Reference: TF8305120502
OS Grid Coordinates: 583051, 320502
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7511, 0.7108

Location: The Street, Rougham, Norfolk PE32 2SF

Locality: Rougham
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE32 2SF

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Listing Text

(west side)

1/45 Church of St.Mary
Parish church. Medieval and later. North aisle rebuilt in 1913. Flint
with ashlar and brick dressings. Plaintiled roofs. West tower, nave
with south porch and chancel. North aisle to nave and chancel. C14 west
tower with diagonal buttresses. Moulded west doorway with a 4-centred
arch and a very fine C14 carved Crucifixion scene above beneath a nodding
ogee arch within a rectangular frame decorated with vine leaf scroll and
a moulded hood mould with deeply undercut carving. Kneeling female figure
at foot of cross. Pair of flanking figures in miniature niches. 2-light
Y-traceried window above. 2-light traceried bell-opeings with mouchettes.
Nave with 2 restored 3-light Perpendicular windows to south. 2 restored
3-light Perpendicular chancel windows with embattled transoms. 5-light
east window in similar style. Re-set C14 north aisle east window of 3
lights with spherical triangle flanked by mouchettes. Other north aisle
windows of 1913. 4 north clearstorey windows of c.1500 in brick of 2 lights
with cusping. North arcade of c.1500. 7 bays with single order of hollow
chamfered arches continued onto narrow lozenge shaped piers. Piers with
moulded imposts and rose and ball flower decoration below. Tower arch
of 3 chamfered orders. No chancel arch. Cusped chancel piscina with
spandrels. Modern king post roof with arched braces and traceried wall
plate. Octagonal font with plain bowl and arcaded stem. Several C15
and C16 brasses to Yelverton family. Fragments of medieval stained glass
in easternmost south window.

Listing NGR: TF8305120502

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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