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Church of St Maragret

A Grade I Listed Building in Hempnall, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5019 / 52°30'6"N

Longitude: 1.3007 / 1°18'2"E

OS Eastings: 624121

OS Northings: 294455

OS Grid: TM241944

Mapcode National: GBR VHZ.5NG

Mapcode Global: VHL8R.HCGW

Entry Name: Church of St Maragret

Listing Date: 7 December 1959

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1050328

English Heritage Legacy ID: 225475

Location: Hempnall, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR15

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Hempnall

Built-Up Area: Hempnall

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Hempnall St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


1.
5321 HEMPNALL CHURCH PLAIN
Church of St Margaret
TM 2494 9B/1 7.12.59

I GV

2.
Pre-conquest origin with long-and-short quoins at north-west angle of nave.
Rebuilt in C13 and C14. North and south aisles with renewed Perpendicular
window, the north windows with straight heads, the south aisle with embattled
parapet. C13 two bay north arcade with round piers and capitals with abaci
and double-chamfered asiles. Early C14 three-bay south arcade with octagonal
piers and sunk-quadrant mouldings. Third bay to east is C19. Truncated
chancel. C15 two storeyed south porch with window above entrance flanked
by niches. Early C14 west tower with diagonal buttresses to belfry height,
embattled parapet, two-light bell-openings with Y-tracery, and weathervane
dated 1727. Interior: C19 roofs. C15 octagonal font with beasts and figures
and figures of angels with shields against the stem and bowl. C17 altar
table. Built of rubble with ashlar dressings, with slate and lead roofs.
Some C18 headstones in churchyard.

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