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Church of St Mary, Beetley

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 30 May 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 220756

OS Grid Reference: TF9553419536
OS Grid Coordinates: 595534, 319536
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7381, 0.8949

Location: Fludge's Lane, Beetley, Norfolk NR20 4HN

Locality: Beetley
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR20 4HN

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Listing Text

(west side)
East Bilney

3/9 Church of St.Mary


Parish church. Mainly mid to late C19 around a medieval core. Flint with
ashlar and some brick dressings. Plaintile roofs. Western tower; aisleless
nave with south porch, south chapel and vestry to north; chancel, erected
in 1883 in memory of Henry Collison - rector. Lower 2 stages of unbuttressed
west tower are the only recognizable medieval parts with a 3-light Per-
pendicular traceried window and 3 twin lancet windows - formerly bell-openings.
Late C19 bell stage in Perpendicular style. 2 single light cusped nave windows
to south and 2 2-light north windows in Decorated style. Chancel with 2 2-
light windows in Decorated style and 2 single light cusped windows. Elaborate
east window in Decorated style. Chamfered tower arch without responds.
Victorian chancel arch in Decorated style. Chancel stalls and pulpit contain
re-used C17 carved friezes. Much Victorian glass. Plain octagonal font.

Listing NGR: TF9553419536

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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