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St Gregory's Church, Norwich

Description: St Gregory's Church

Grade: I
Date Listed: 26 February 1954
English Heritage Building ID: 229563

OS Grid Reference: TG2284508711
OS Grid Coordinates: 622845, 308711
Latitude/Longitude: 52.6304, 1.2915

Location: Pottergate, Norwich, Norfolk NR2 4AN

Locality: Norwich
Local Authority: Norwich City Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR2 4AN

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Listing Text

(east side)
26.2.54 St. Gregory's Church
Former parish church, now redundant. C14 and C15. Flint with stone and
brick dressings. Lead roofs. West tower. Nave and chancel. North and south
aisles. North, south and west porches. 3-stage unbuttressed tower with
cusped Y-tracery west window, 3-light perpendicular 2nd stage window
and 2-light belfry windows with decorated tracery. 2-storey north and
south porches against tower. South porch:- 2-centre arch to outer door-
way with attached shafts. Central statue niche above doorway with crocketed
finial. Clockface with pedimented surround beneath apex of shallow gable.
2-bays of quadrapartite vaulting inside with ridge-ribs and bosses. North
porch:- similar doorway to south porch with 2 lancet windows above. Traceried
panels and statue niche on the east buttress of porch. 4-bay nave with 3-
light perpendicular windows to aisles C1425. Eight 2-light decorated clerestory
windows. Single bay chancel rebuilt C1394 with brick barrel-vault beneath east
end. 4-light perpendicular windows on the north and south sides with 2-centre
arches and raised brick cills. Large 5-light perpendicular east window with
brick vaulting scars below. The arcade piers have 4 shafts with small shafts
between. Crenellated capitals and 2-centre arches. Tall tower arch. Tierceron
vault at the first and second stage of the tower with stone gallery also
vaulted on underside. Fine roof with alternating tie-beams and arched-braces.

Listing NGR: TG2284508711

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Source: English Heritage

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