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Parish Church of St Margaret, Drayton

Description: Parish Church of St Margaret

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 19 January 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 228402

OS Grid Reference: TG1804413741
OS Grid Coordinates: 618044, 313741
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6775, 1.2240

Location: Pond Lane, Drayton, Norfolk NR8 6EF

Locality: Drayton
Local Authority: Broadland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR8 6EF

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There is also a scheduled monument, Village Cross 160m South of St Margaret's Church, at the same location as this building or very close to it. This may be related in some way or possibly a different name for the same structure.

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Listing Text


7/11 Parish Church of St.
19.1.52. Margaret. (Formerly
listed as Church of
St. Margaret.)

G.V. II*

Parish Church, with medieval fabric, though mainly rebuilt in C19. Tower
c.1852, nave and aisles 1860, chancel 1866. Built of flint with stone
dressings. Nave roof thatch, aisle roofs lead, chancel roof tile. West
tower, north aisle, north vestry, south porch, nave, north chancel chapel
land chancel. Square tower, with 2 light west window, lancet sound holes
and single light bell openings. Battlemented parapet. 4 bay north aisle
with paired lancets between buttresses. Central lancets could be C13.
Door and 2 light window at east end. C20 brick and flint vestry. Apsidal
projection in angle of north aisle and north chancel chapel. C15 south
porch with doorway with attached octagonal shafts. 2 light windows to
east and west. 3 lancet windows in nave and one C19 2 light window.
One bay north chancel chapel with 1 light east window and 2 light north
window. 2 bay chancel, with priest's door and 2, 2 light south windows,
re-set lancet to north and C19, 3 light Curvilinear style east window.
Parapet verges. Interior mainly C19. 3 bay arcade. Fragment of C15
Rood Screen stair remains adjacent to east respond of north arcade. C19
arch braced roofs. Plain octagonal font bowl on two halved Norman colonnettes
and centre support. 2 panels of C17. Glass in south east nave window.

Listing NGR: TG1804413741

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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