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Church of St Mary Barningham Winter, Matlask

Description: Church of St Mary Barningham Winter

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 October 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 224084

OS Grid Reference: TG1466535680
OS Grid Coordinates: 614665, 335680
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8757, 1.1885

Location: Matlask, Norfolk NR11 7JY

Locality: Matlask
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR11 7JY

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Listing Text

TQ 13 NW
3/65 Church of St. Mary,
Barningham Winter

Parish church in grounds of Barningham Hall. Medieval and 1830, partly
ruined. Flint with some iron conglomerate, plain tiles. West tower, nave
and south porch in ruins. Chancel in use with west addition of 1830.
Diagonal buttresses with stone dressings to full height tower; west window
and bell stage windows of 2 lights with cusped heads under a quatrefoil;
tall arch to nave with chamfered jambs and polygonal shafts; octagonal Purbeck
marble font with sloping faces on a fat octagonal stem. Roofless south porch;
marble coffin lid at threshold; moulded arch of jambs only with inner round
shafts and capitals. South doorway has hollow chamfered arch with shallow
roll moulding. North doorway of hollow chamfered arch on plain chamfered
jambs. Diagonal buttresses to nave; no north opening; no south wall. Addition
of 1830 within nave of knapped and galletted flint with plain tiles to roof;
crow stepped gables with medieval pierced stone quatrefoil and embattled
parapet; west doorway of 4-centred arch having foliage and Mott arms in
spandrels, lable stops inscribed ITM (John Thurston Mott 1785 - 1847) and
dated 1830; 3-light window above under 4-centred arch. Chancel of uncoursed
flint with diagonal buttresses. Crow stepped gables in red brick, embattled
parapet in gault brick; small blocked opening in west wall with brick
dressings; two 2-light Reticulated traceried windows to north and south,
those to north side renewed. Central blocked priests door to south has ogee
head mould with trefoil finial. 3-light Reticulated east window. Interior:
boarded roof with carved bases of early C20. Gallery to west of chancel
arch in 1830 addition. Piscina and sedilia in one arcade with free standing
slender piers having double roll moulded arches under continuous hood mould,
trefoil headed 4th arch. Fragments of C15 glass in north window (west);
fragments of Dutch glass dated 1613 in north window, east, from Barningham
Hall inserted 1955; Charles I achievement in east window. Military brass
to John Wynter, c1412, London D, on south wall, restored and mounted on wood.
Memorial reredos in Portland stone showing soldiers of 1914-18 war beneath
the cross.

Listing NGR: TG1466535680

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Source: English Heritage

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