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Church of St Leonard, Mundford

Description: Church of St Leonard

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 23 June 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 220982

OS Grid Reference: TL8005293801
OS Grid Coordinates: 580052, 293801
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5124, 0.6519

Location: Nugent Close, Mundford, Norfolk IP26 5DZ

Locality: Mundford
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP26 5DZ

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Listing Text


8/35 Church of St.Leonard

Parish church. Medieval and later. Flint with ashlar and some brick
dressings. Plaintile roofs. Aisleless nave with north porch and tower to
south west; chancel with vestry to north. Tower 1854 with diagonal buttresses.
One 2-light cusped Y-traceried ground floor window, two cusped loops to first
floor and 4 single light cusped bell openings. Saddleback roof with short
spire. South wall of nave with 3 2-light C14 windows with mouchettes and
daggers. West wall with one late Medieval 3-light window and a modern quatre-
foil in gable. North porch probably post-Medieval with brick dressings.
Entrance front with chequer pattern of brick and knapped flint. Plain
chamfered entrance arch. 2-light mullion side windows with rectangular hood
moulds. C14 moulded doorway. 3 C14 north windows similar to south wall.
Chancel with 2 rebuilt 2-light south windows and a Priest's doorway. C18
hollow chamfered triple lancet east window. North side with vestry of 1900
and one late-Medieval 2-light window. Interior. C14 chancel arch with shafted
responds and wave moulded arch. Fragmentary late-Medieval chancel screen
revitalised with the addition of an organ loft and tracery designed by
Sir Ninian Comper in 1911-12. Also by Comper are the front nave pews, the
pulpit, the reading desk, organ case, chancel stalls, ceiling, reredos and
east window stained glass. C14 font with mutilated Evangelist carvings.

Listing NGR: TL8005293801

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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