Description: Church of St Martin
Date Listed: 6 March 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 223609
OS Grid Reference: TF9842236410
OS Grid Coordinates: 598422, 336410
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8885, 0.9479
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TF 93 NE HINDRINGHAM THE STREET
3/111 (west side)
6.3.59 Church of St Martin
Parish church. C14 with some later Perpendicular details. Flint with stone dressings
and slated roofs. West tower, nave with north and south aisles and clerestory, south
porch, chancel with north chapel. West tower with 3-light Decorated west window, four
2-light bell chamber openings, stairs tower at south. Five 2-light clerestory
windows. Four 3-light south aisle. Decorated windows, with 3-light east and west
windows. Decorated south porch with single light window in gable. Chancel with
2 straight-headed Decorated windows of 2-lights, 5-light Decorated windows of
2-lights, 5-light Decorated east window with reticulated tracery. North aisle with
blocked C15 north door, 3-light Decorated windows and the 2 bay north chancel chapel a
continuation of the aisle with 2 Decorated 3-light windows and 3-light east window.
Interior: 5 bay north and south arcades, octagonal piers with double hollow chamfered
arches. Perpendicular tower arch. North chancel chapel with to north aisle an arch
dying into wall, to chancel a 2 bay arcade. Perpendicular chancel arch with rood
stairs arch to north, rectangular squint to south. Sedelia mostly C19 recut, half
filled in piscina. C15 but much renewed arched braced nave roof with coved wall
plate. High Victorian heavily wind braced chancel roof. C15 glass fragments in south
aisle east window, chancel east window by Hughes c1860. C15 font octagonal with
4 evangelist beasts and 4 shields: a defaced crucifixion, Passion instruments, the
Trinity symbol, the Royal Arms.
Listing NGR: TF9842236410
Source: English Heritage
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