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Church of St Mary, Wroxham

Description: Church of St Mary

Grade: I
Date Listed: 10 May 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 228217

OS Grid Reference: TG2965617540
OS Grid Coordinates: 629656, 317540
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7068, 1.3981

Locality: Wroxham
Local Authority: Broadland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR12 8SG

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Listing Text

(west side)
10.5.61 Church of St. Mary.

G.V. I

Parish church. Fabric mainly of C15 with C12 remains in nave. West tower,
nave, north and south aisles, south porch and chancel. Flint with limestone
dressings, lead roofs. South aisle (rebuilt in C19) partly of red brick
with slate roof. North aisle roof has C20 felt covering. C15 west tower
with traceried sound holes, angle buttresses and parapets with good flushwork
panels. Parapet embattled with corner pinnacles. Windows generally Perpen-
dicular, many renewed or restored in C19. Decorated east window. Very fine
Norman south doorway : three orders of engaged shafts with decorated bands,
capitals and abaci supporting an arch of seven orders, each order having
a separate carved motif. C15 door with iron latch plate, probably C13.
Interior : remains of stair to chamber over original porch. Curious nave
arcades of three bays; octagonal piers, without capitals, supporting four-
centred arches with double hollow chamfers. Remains of rood loft stairs
on south side of chancel arch. Many good C18 and C19 monuments, notably
Robert Blake Humfrey (d.1886) John Wace (d.1795) Daniel Collyer, 1774. Graded
I for fine south doorway.

Listing NGR: TG2965617540

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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