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Description: Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 5 June 1953
English Heritage Building ID: 221532
OS Grid Reference: TF7957932212
OS Grid Coordinates: 579579, 332212
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8574, 0.6659
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TF 73 SE BAGTHORPE WITH BARMER BAGTHORPE
7/1 Church of St. Mary.
Parish Church, now redundant. 1853 - 1854 by W.J. Donthorn, architect. Knapped
flint rubble, stone dressings, fish-scale pattern slate roofs with crested
ridges. 4 bay nave and north porch, 2 bay chancel and north vestry. "Archaeo-
logical" Gothic Revival, C14 Decorated details. 2-light west window with
stone tracery and drip-mould head. Lancet in gable, eaves kneelers and coped
parapet. Nave has 3 south lancets,one blocked, 2 north lancets. Buttresses
divide bays and mark angles. North porch has boarded double doors and gabled
roof. Stone eaves string course. East gable has coped parapet with 2 arch
bell-cote at apex with coped parapet gable. Chancel has single 3-light
Decorated east window. Fish-scale and cresting tiles largely replaced. Gabled
north vestry. Interior: Nave roof has arch braced principals on stone corbels
with painted heraldry of historic lords of the manor and contemporary donors.
Norman font retained from previous church, rectangular on plan, angle
colonnettes, knot motif interlace to one face only. Contemporary stained east
window, probably William Wailes. The gift of Rev. Stephen Reed Cattley, incum-
bent, and 2 Norfolk gentry families, Chad and Tomlinson, replacing a partly
medieval building. Built in six months, June 1853 to January 1954, by the Syder-
stone building firm of Harper and Sons.
Listing NGR: TF7957932212
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Source: English Heritage
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