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Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Wortwell, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.4105 / 52°24'37"N

Longitude: 1.3273 / 1°19'38"E

OS Eastings: 626398

OS Northings: 284378

OS Grid: TM263843

Mapcode National: GBR WLB.SGM

Mapcode Global: VHL94.YNKY

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 7 December 1959

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1050134

English Heritage Legacy ID: 225937

Location: Wortwell, South Norfolk, Norfolk, IP20

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Wortwell

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Redenhall Assumption of the Blessed Virgin Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

Church of St Mary
TM 28 SW 22/200 7.12.59


Parish Church. Mainly Cl5 and early Cl6. Chancel partly C14. Flint with
stone dressings. Nave with fine Perpendicular clerestory, ashlar-faced.
North and South aisles with Perpendicular windows. Decorated chancel. Two
storeyed north porch with flushwork panelling and vaulted. Massive west
tower with large octagonal buttresses with flush-work panelling and terminating
in tall turrets, double-step battlements and bell-stage also with flushwork,
3-light Perpendicular belfry openings and four-light west window, the west
side of tower is entirely covered with elaborate flushwork panellinq. Interior:
nave, hammerbeam roof with wall-posts on stone heads. Four bay arcades with
double chamfered arches on octagonal piers. Octagonal font. Screen with
painted figures in dado. Brass lectern circa 1500, another in wood, both
eagles. Victorian Gothic organ case of 1897. Carved west door with folded
panelling. Venetian Cl5 chest. Good stained glass by Bryans in east window.

Listing NGR: TM2639884378

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