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Church of St Mary, North Pickenham

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: I
Date Listed: 23 June 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 221037

OS Grid Reference: TF8692005371
OS Grid Coordinates: 586920, 305371
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6139, 0.7595

Location: North Pickenham, Norfolk PE37 8DP

Locality: North Pickenham
Local Authority: Breckland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: PE37 8DP

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Listing Text


1907/5/40 Church of St Mary

23.06.60 I

Former parish church, now disused. Nave C11, west tower probably C14, chancel replaced with small altar chamber, post-medieval. Flint, partly rendered, with brick and limestone dressings. Pantiled nave roof; hipped slate roof over chancel. Square, unbuttressed west tower with restored west door in Perpendicular style with square head and spandrel panels. INTERIOR: includes wall paintings of c1090-C17 of exceptional interest. It also includes 2-light west window with cusped Y-tracery. North and south nave walls each contain small high level semicircular headed double splayed windows; north window has traces of painted decoration in reveal. North-east window with remains of tracery, probably C14. C14 tower arch with triple plain chamfer and polygonal piers. Blocked north and south doors. Angle piscina with petalled bowl at south-east corner of nave. Re-erected simple nave roof with 3 tie beams and 2 tiers of butt-purlins, post-medieval. Plain semicircular chancel arch flanked by irregular arched niches.

Listing NGR: TF8692005371

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Source: English Heritage

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