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Church of St Mary, Sisland

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 5 September 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 227405

OS Grid Reference: TM3441198573
OS Grid Coordinates: 634411, 298573
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5345, 1.4549

Location: Church Road, Sisland, Norfolk NR14 6EF

Locality: Sisland
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR14 6EF

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Listing Text


3/58 Church of St. Mary

Parish church. Medieval, partly rebuilt after struck by lightning in 1761.
Flint and colourwashed brick. Thatched roof. Continous nave and chancel with
ruins, possibly of medieval chapel, to north. West wall pebbledashed with
C18 Y-tracery west window. Weatherboarded bell turret over first nave bay
with boarded parapet and timber pinnacles with finials to angles, spirelet.
Doorway with 3 orders of brick reveals. 3 timber Y-tracery windows to south,
buttressed, facade. Remains of medieval flint walling to north with brick
dressed blind arch with piscina. North doorway with remains of imposts. North
chancel wall of brick with one Y-tracery window. East window with Y-tracery
Interior: lobby and vestry in first bay. West gallery on iron columns.
Tripartite chancel arch on Tuscan columns with pointed arches. Octagonal font
with 4 lions against stem; bowl with flowers and angels.

Listing NGR: TM3441198573

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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