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Church of St George, Hardingham

Description: Church of St George

Grade: I
Date Listed: 30 May 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 220830

OS Grid Reference: TG0351605132
OS Grid Coordinates: 603516, 305132
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6058, 1.0041

Location: Church Road, Hardingham, Norfolk NR9 4EW

Locality: Hardingham
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR9 4EW

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Listing Text

TG 00 NW
(north side)
6/38 Church of St.George

Parish church. Medieval and later. Flint with ashlar and some brick
dressings. Plaintile roofs. Aisleless nave with a tower porch to south
side and a north chapel; chancel with vestry to north. C13 tower. Angle
buttresses with gabled staging. Rectangular stair turret to north east.
C14 entrance arch with dying mouldings and polygonal responds. Plain lancets
at first floor level. Quatrefoil sound holes to second floor and 2-light
bell openings with early bar tracery. Post-Medieval brick parapet. Con-
temporary nave with one surviving lancet to west of tower and a deeply
moulded entrance on 2 pairs of shafts. 2 restored late-Medieval windows
of 2 and 3 lights to south. Restored 3-light west window and 2 3-light
windows to north. Chancel with a restored 3-light window to north and a
modern vestry re-using some C13 mouldings as gable corbels. To south a C13
moulded priest's doorway flanked by a pair of fine 3-light panel traceried
windows with transoms. East wall with chequer flushwork and a restored C14
4-light window with reticulated tracery. Interior. C13 double piscinae
in chancel beneath interesting moulded arches supported on miniature shafts
with bell capitals and water holding bases. Adjacent double sedilia with
moulded arches of unequal sizes supported on a quatrefoil shaft. Deeply
moulded scoinson arches to all 4 chancel windows. Aumbry to north with
trefoil arch. Plain hollow chamfered chancel arch on polygonal responds.
North chapel entrance arch on polygonal responds. Nave piscina to south
and a heart tomb recess adjacent. Stair turret entrance has a C15 door with
blind tracery and cover strips. Late C13 or C14 octagonal font with trefoil
arches on engaged colonnettes with Corinthianesque capitals. Supported on
8 restored shafts. Elaborate wall monument in memory of Edward Heyhoe (died

Listing NGR: TG0351605132

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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