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Church of St Margaret, Postwick with Witton

Description: Church of St Margaret

Grade: II*
Date Listed: 20 May 1952
English Heritage Building ID: 228499

OS Grid Reference: TG3142309713
OS Grid Coordinates: 631423, 309713
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6358, 1.4187

Location: Hall Road, Postwick, Norfolk NR13 5DN

Locality: Postwick with Witton
Local Authority: Broadland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR13 5DN

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Listing Text

20.5.52. Church of St. Margaret.


Parish Church of Witton. Medieval, partially rebuilt in 1857. Built of flint
and brick with plain tile roof. Internal west tower, south porch nave and
chancel. Square C15 west tower splayed above roof line into C17 octagonal
second stage with battlemented parapet of alternating square and triangular
merlons. Flint with brick dressings. C19 2 light west window, and single
light brick honeycomb sound hole with 2 centred arch. Honeycomb brick belfry
openings with 'Tudor' arches. 5 bay nave with C19 buttresses to north and
irregular arrangements of 2 and 3 light C19 windows. Blocked C12 doorway
at west end, with semi-circular arch. On south side, 3 C19 lancets to west
of porch and one 2-light C19 window to east. C19 porch with lancets to east
and west. Parapet gable. South door inside with single splayed opening and
hood mould with label stops. C19 single bay chancel with linked lancets to
north and south with 3 stepped lancets to east. Gable buttresses to east,
set back buttresses to north and south. Parapet gables with carved stone
kneelers and cross finials at apex. Interior mainly C19. Brass to Juliana
Anyell c.1500.

Listing NGR: TG3142309713

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Source: English Heritage

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