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Church of St Mary, Denton

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: I
Date Listed: 7 December 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 225220

OS Grid Reference: TM2862587345
OS Grid Coordinates: 628625, 287345
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4362, 1.3620

Location: Denton Road, Harleston IP20 0AD

Locality: Denton
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP20 0AD

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Listing Text

Church of St Mary
TM 28 NE 16/1B 7.12.59


Flint built with stone dressings and slate roofs. Late C13 chancel with
5-light east window with intersecting tracery. North and south chancel windows
with Y-tracery. Perpendicular north and south aisles with Decorated east
and west windows. Two clerestory windows on each side with quatrefoil square
Partly rebuilt west tower, originally circular, faced in brick in C18 in
Gothic style and with late Cl9 flint top stage. C15 2-storeyed north porch
with diagonal buttresses and niche between first floor windows, and with
Tierceron-star-vault with carved bosses depicting the Coronation of the Virgin,
the Nativity, the Resurection and the Ascension.
Interior: three-bay north and south arcades with octagonal piers and double
chamfered arches. Late C19 arched braced nave roof. Piscina with traceried
gable. Stained glass pieces assembled by Archdeacon Postlethwaite and arranged
by Joshua Price in 1716/19, including C15 English figures and continental
C16 and C17 panels, and heraldic glass up to Price's own time. Octagonal
font with quatrefoils containing shields. Some early C16 painted panels
from former screen made up into chest. Monument: 1684 Robert Rogerson, tablet
with inscription and stacks of books either side.

Listing NGR: TM2862587345

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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