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Church of St Mary the Virgin, Saxlingham Nethergate

Description: Church of St Mary the Virgin

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 26 November 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 226628

OS Grid Reference: TM2313797204
OS Grid Coordinates: 623137, 297204
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5270, 1.2880

Location: Church Hill, Saxlingham Nethergate, Norfolk NR15 1TD

Locality: Saxlingham Nethergate
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR15 1TD

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Listing Text

In the entry for the following building:-


Church of St Mary
the Virgin


the Grade shall be amended to read II* (star).


(north side)

10/51 Church of St.Mary
26/11/59 the Virgin.
(Formerly listed as Church of
GV St Mary)
Parish church. Medieval and later. Flint with ashlar and some brick dressings
Slate and leaded roofs. West tower; nave with north aisle and south porch;
chancel with vestry to north. C15 west tower-with diagonal buttresses, 2-
light traceried bell-openings and polygonal stair turret to north. Crenellated
parapet with brick and flint chequered flushwork. Single handed chiming clock
of 1794 on south face with flanking pilasters and a sun dial. Victorian west
window and door. Main fabric of nave and chancel C11 or C12 heightened in
late Middle Ages. 2 late Perpendicular 3-light south nave windows with
embattled and cusped transoms and shallow heads. 2 2-light chancel windows
with trefoil heads and Perpendicular 3-light east window. North aisle and
vestry of 1867. Medieval south door with vertical fielded planks and cover
strips. North arcade of 1867 in Perpendicular style. Cusped angle piscina
in chancel. Remains of original Cll or C12 south door with springing of
undressed arch from a plain impost of re-used brick or tile. C15 octagonal
font with lions supporting bowl and lions and angels in panels. (Angels with
re-cut heads). Important fragments of medieval stained glass.

Listing NGR: TM2313797204

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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