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Church of St Mary, Sustead

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 October 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 223289

OS Grid Reference: TG1668137055
OS Grid Coordinates: 616681, 337055
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8873, 1.2193

Location: Bessingham, opp church (Unmarked) NR11 7JP

Locality: Sustead
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR11 7JP

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Listing Text

TG 13 NE
5/48 Church of St.Mary
- II*
Parish church. Medieval, extensively restored in C19, the tower being restored
during re-survey. Flint, ironbound conglomerate. Tile roof. Cll west tower,
nave, south porch, continuous chancel. Embattled round tower of random
conglomerate and flint. Small round-headed opening to west. Blocked slit
lights to north and south. Twin triangular-headed bell-openings with
conglomerate imposts and central shafts. Nave has conglomerate quoins to north
west and south west corners. Walling to the south probably re-faced in
restoration of 1869, the north east quoins of the earlier church are visible,
the wall extended eastwards or re-faced in 1869. 3 restored square-headed 2-
light windows to south, 2 with ogee cusped lights; one with panel tracery.
One similar window of C19. To north, doorway with continuous chamfer; undercut
hood mould with decorated stops. C19 trefoil over. C19 3-light east window.
Buttressed south porch of knapped flint. Single cusped light to east and west.
Shafts with castellated abaci; ovolo to arch; wave to continuous inner and
outer orders. Niche over with brick jambs and stone head. C19 round-headed
doorway to nave. Interior. Tall round-headed tower arch with imposts.
Triangular-headed opening over. C19 roof. Some re-used bench ends. Stoup
beside south door. C19 piscina. Plain octagonal font on octagonal shafts.

Listing NGR: TG1668137055

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Source: English Heritage

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