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Church of St Mary, Howe

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 5 September 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 227369

OS Grid Reference: TM2750299957
OS Grid Coordinates: 627502, 299957
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5499, 1.3542

Location: Howe Green, Howe, Norfolk NR15 1HD

Locality: Howe
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR15 1HD

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Listing Text


2/24 Church of St.Mary

Parish church. Medieval. Flint, with some Roman tiles and ironbound
conglomerate, stone and brick dressings. Tile roof. Cll west tower and
nave, C19 south porch, early C14 chancel. Round tower with blocked doorway
to west; deep splay to round windows on north, south and west faces; over
these a deep splay to small round-headed windows on south and west. Brick
parapet; conical cap. Nave of 2 bays; south west quoins include some Roman
tiles. To south, one restored window with 2 ogee lights, one C19 similar
doorway with continuous chamfer moulding; round-headed window in deep splay;
2 restored Y-tracery windows. Buttressed chancel of 2 bays. To south,
2 restored windows of 2 cusped lights each with a quatrefoil in the head.
One lancet window to north. C19 3-light east window. C19 south porch.
Nave doorway with imposts; pointed arch probably later. Interior. Imposts
to blocked west door. Moulded imposts to tower arch. Rood stair in south
nave wall. Y-tracery windows set in blank arches. Arch-braced roof; wooden
corbels with angels holding shields; roll moulding to corbels; rest of
restoration of 1895. Chancel arch painted, possibly all C19. Cusped
piscina with square hood mould. Some re-used bench ends in chancel. C19

Listing NGR: TM2750299957

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Source: English Heritage

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