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Church of St Mary, Thwaite

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 5 September 1960
English Heritage Building ID: 227406

OS Grid Reference: TM3336395048
OS Grid Coordinates: 633363, 295048
Latitude/Longitude: 52.5034, 1.4370

Location: Bungay Road, Thwaite, Norfolk NR35 2EF

Locality: Thwaite
Local Authority: South Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR35 2EF

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Listing Text


3/59 Church of St. Mary

Parish church. Medieval. Flint with stone dressings, brick. Thatched roof.
C14 tower, C12 nave, chancel dated 1738. Unbuttressed west tower of 2 stages.
West window with 2 ogee-headed lights; hood mould with figure stops; alternate
brick and flint voussoirs. Above this a brick dressed opening with stone panel
bearing 3 shields over; hood mould. Polygonal stair turret to south, the upper
parts with brick dressings; brick reveals to slit lights. Bell-openings with
2 ogee-headed lights restored; stilted arches, hood moulds. Post-medieval
brick parapet. Rendered unbuttressed nave of 4 bays. To south, one late
medieval window with 2 cusped lights, triangular head; 3 early C19 memorial
tablets, 2 with obelisks and urns. Doorway with 2 orders of plain attached
shafts; imposts; elaborately moulded arch with rope and billet moulding; boars
head over. Square-headed window with 2 ogee lights; hood mould. 2 cusped
light windows under 4-centred arch. No openings to north. Brick chancel;
C19 stone-dressed arched light to south; C19 east window. Interior: blocked
window to north wall of nave. Unmoulded tower arch. Remains of rood screen
with panels hidden or replaced by later pine panels. C19 fittings and roof.
Font with polygonal attached shafts to base; plain bowl.

Listing NGR: TM3336395048

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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