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Church of St Mary, Aldborough & Thurgarton

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 4 October 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 224455

OS Grid Reference: TG1790933810
OS Grid Coordinates: 617909, 333810
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8576, 1.2353

Location: Aldborough, Norfolk NR11 7JF

Locality: Aldborough & Thurgarton
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR11 7JF

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Listing Text


5/7 Church of St.Mary

Parish church. Medieval. Flint, ironbound conglomerate, with stone and brick
dressings. Slate roof. Nave, north aisle, south porch, chancel. West wall
with wooden bell-cote of 1906; tower fell in C18, traces of base remain.
Conglomerate quoins to south west and north west corners of nave. Buttressed
nave of 3 bays; 2 2-light C19 cusped windows to south in rubble and
conglomerate wall. Conglomerate quoins of earlier church in third bay.
North aisle wall much rebuilt in 1847 with brick-dressed buttresses and
2 2-light Cl9 windows. Chancel with priests door to south. Angle buttresses.
2-light C19 window. East window C19 3-light Perpendicular. Buttressed
south porch of knapped flint to first nave bay. Doorway with attached shaft
and hollows. Nave doorway has hood mould and rib-vaulted niche over with
canopy. Interior. Low north arcade formed by cutting through earlier wall.
C19 roofs. C19 chancel arch. Top of rood stair over eastern nave pier.
Piscina. Octagonal font. Graded II* for survival of early church plan.

Listing NGR: TG1790933810

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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