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Church of St Mary, Tharston and Hapton

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: I
Date Listed: 7 December 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 226184

OS Grid Reference: TM1903094274
OS Grid Coordinates: 619030, 294274
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5023, 1.2257

Location: Hall Lane, Tharston, Norfolk NR15 2YG

Locality: Tharston and Hapton
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR15 2YG

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Listing Text

Church of St Mary
TM 19 SE 8/1C 7.12.59


Mainly C14. Comprising nave chancel, west tower and north porch. Perpendicular
fenestration, straight-headed in chancel. West tower faced in knapped flint,
flushwork panelled battlements, diagonal buttresses on west side, stair turret
to belfry, and west doorway with fleurons in the spandrels.
C15 north porch with flushwork panelling.
Some C15 bench ends with poppy-heads and a few with relief carving below.
C15 font with 4 lions against the stem and flowers, and angels and lions
against the bowl and with C17 cover. Monument 1623 alabester tablet to Robert
Woode with inscription between 2 obelisks with skeleton below. Built of
flint with stone dressings and with slate and tiled roof.

Listing NGR: TM1903094274

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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