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Church of St Mary, Wortwell

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: I
Date Listed: 7 December 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 225937

OS Grid Reference: TM2639884378
OS Grid Coordinates: 626398, 284378
Latitude/Longitude: 52.4105, 1.3273

Location: Redenhall, adj Church (Unmarked) IP20 9QS

Locality: Wortwell
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: IP20 9QS

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Listing Text

Church of St Mary
TM 28 SW 22/200 7.12.59


Parish Church. Mainly Cl5 and early Cl6. Chancel partly C14. Flint with
stone dressings. Nave with fine Perpendicular clerestory, ashlar-faced.
North and South aisles with Perpendicular windows. Decorated chancel. Two
storeyed north porch with flushwork panelling and vaulted. Massive west
tower with large octagonal buttresses with flush-work panelling and terminating
in tall turrets, double-step battlements and bell-stage also with flushwork,
3-light Perpendicular belfry openings and four-light west window, the west
side of tower is entirely covered with elaborate flushwork panellinq. Interior:
nave, hammerbeam roof with wall-posts on stone heads. Four bay arcades with
double chamfered arches on octagonal piers. Octagonal font. Screen with
painted figures in dado. Brass lectern circa 1500, another in wood, both
eagles. Victorian Gothic organ case of 1897. Carved west door with folded
panelling. Venetian Cl5 chest. Good stained glass by Bryans in east window.

Listing NGR: TM2639884378

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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