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Church of St Michael, Hockering

Description: Church of St Michael

Grade: I
Date Listed: 30 May 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 220730

OS Grid Reference: TG0714713218
OS Grid Coordinates: 607147, 313218
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6770, 1.0627

Location: A47, Hockering, Norfolk NR20 3HG

Locality: Hockering
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR20 3HG

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Listing Text


30.5.60. Church of St.Michael

- I

Parish Church. Medieval and later. Flint with ashlar and some brick dress-
ings. South wail of nave and porch rendered. Slate and plain tile roofs.
West tower, nave with north aisle and south porch and chancel with modern
brick vestry to north. Perpendicular west tower with diagonal buttresses
displaying chequer flushwork. Traceried west window of 2-lights with
mouchettes and transom. Single cusped lancet to west at first floor. 2-
light bell-openings with dagger between super-mullions. Crenellated parapet
with flushwork and crocketted corner pinnacles. 2 restored 2-light Perpen-
dicular nave windows. 2 C15 north aisle 2-light windows with dagger between
super mullions. No clearstorey. Chancel with 2 2-light Y-traceried windows,
priest's door with hood mould and carved label stops and one low lancet window
to south. 3-light Y-traceried east window partially blocked. Hood-mould
with carved label stops. Single lancet to north. Dripstone and wall-plate
bracket of former vestry. Rood stair projection in angle between north aisle
and chancel. C15 tower arch without responds. C19 chancel arch in Early
English style with dogtooth, marble shafts and stiff leaf capitals. Triple
sedilia with piscina in similar style. C13 3-bay north arcade with quatrefoil
piers, bell capitals and plain chamfered arches of 2 orders. C15 restored
arch braced roofs to chancel, nave and north aisle with moulded wall plates,
butt and ridge purlins. C15 octagonal font with carved figures on stem with
re-cut heads. Restored bowl. C19 western gallery and chancel screen.

Listing NGR: TG0714713218

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Source: English Heritage

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