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Church of St Swithin, Bintree

Description: Church of St Swithin

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 May 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 220661

OS Grid Reference: TG0171623446
OS Grid Coordinates: 601716, 323446
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7709, 0.9888

Location: Church Road, Bintree, Norfolk NR20 5NJ

Locality: Bintree
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR20 5NJ

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Listing Text


5/9 Church of St.Swithin
- II*

Parish church. Medieval and later. Flint with ashlar and some brick
dressings. Plain tile and slate roofs. West tower, nave with aisle, transept
and porch to south and chancel of 1761 according to datestone. C14 west
tower with pair of diagonal buttresses and chequered flushwork plinth. 2-
light cusped Y-traceried west window. 2-light bell-openings with pairs of
short super mullions flanking cusped soufflet. Crenellated parapet with
crocketted corner pinnacles. 2 2-light and one 3-light late Perpendicular
nave windows to north with flat heads. 2 similar 3-light windows to south
aisle with one 2-light cusped Y-traceried west window. South transept with
one restored 3-light Decorated window with 3-petal soufflets to gable-end,
single lancet to west and 2 2-light Y-traceried windows to east. C18 chancel
with east and south windows in Decorated style. C14 moulded north and south
nave doorways. Interior. 4-bay C14 south arcade with octagonal piers,bell
capitals and arches of 2 plain chamfered orders. Tower arch with filletted
semicircular responds and plain chamfered arch. C18 chancel arch in Clh
style. C14 octagonal font with elaborate blind tracery patterns in each
panel. Rare C12 pillar piscina in chancel.

Listing NGR: TG0171623446

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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