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Description: Church of St Mary
Date Listed: 7 December 1966
English Heritage Building ID: 286144
OS Grid Reference: TM3668074623
OS Grid Coordinates: 636680, 274623
Latitude/Longitude: 52.3186, 1.4713
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TM 37 SE WALPOLE HALESWORTH ROAD
7/125 Church of St. Mary
Parish church. Nave and chancel with C12 (or earlier) core; much restored
1878, the tower and aisle being entirely of this date. Nave, chancel, west
tower, north aisle, south porch. Flint rubble, with some coursed work to the
lower nave and chancel; stone dressings; slated roof. Small square tower with
octagonal spire: the plinth incorporates flushwork panels from the old tower;
the bell-chamber stage has large 2-light openings in Decorated style and
colonettes to the quoins. 3-bay nave, 2-bay chancel, all with 2-light windows
except the east chancel window which has 3 lights. The chancel has pilaster
buttresses to the north and south, probably C12. Simple C14 gabled porch,
much restored. C15 octagonal font, moulded but not carved, brought from St.
Andrew's Church, Norwich. C14 cusped piscina and drop-seat sedilia in south
sanctuary. Small plaster Hanoverian Royal Arms above tower arch. 2 simple
early C19 tablets on north chancel wall. Graded II* for surviving medieval
Listing NGR: TM3668074623
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Source: English Heritage
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