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Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Southery, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5252 / 52°31'30"N

Longitude: 0.3894 / 0°23'21"E

OS Eastings: 562196

OS Northings: 294605

OS Grid: TL621946

Mapcode National: GBR N6F.P85

Mapcode Global: VHJF4.PSQK

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 6 February 1986

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077734

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221787

Location: Southery, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE38

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Civil Parish: Southery

Built-Up Area: Southery

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Southery St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

SOUTHERY CHURCHGATE STREET
TL 6294
20/44 Church of St. Mary
G.V. II
Parish church. 1858 by Higham and Robinson. Carstone slips and Bath stone
dressings. Slate roofs. West steeple, nave, south aisle and chancel. 3
stage square tower with diagonal buttresses to first stage. 2-light Plate
tracery west window and 2-light louvred belfry windows. Leaded broach spire.
Flat buttresses to south aisle and 2 or 3-light lancet windows. Vestry at
east end of aisle with chimney abutting nave east gable. Chancel fenestration
of lancets : triple stepped group to east; paired to flanks. North nave
illuminated through 3 2-light Plate tracery windows. Gabled north porch added
1904. Flushwork side parapets and low diagonal buttresses. Cinquefoiled
side lancets. Flushwork panels flank arched opening below statuary niche
with representation of Virgin and child. Interior. 4 bay south arcade of
circular piers on chamfered plinths. Moulded capitals support double
chamfered arches. Roof of arched braces on corbels extending to collars.
Ashlaring and 2 tiers plain through purlins. South aisle roof similar, the
corbels having head carvings. Double chamfered tower arch. Double chamfered
chancel arch on semi-circular responds. Chancel screen with flowing tracery.
Scissor braced chancel roof.


Listing NGR: TL6219694605

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