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Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Barton Bendish, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6198 / 52°37'11"N

Longitude: 0.5243 / 0°31'27"E

OS Eastings: 570977

OS Northings: 305437

OS Grid: TF709054

Mapcode National: GBR P6S.MCW

Mapcode Global: WHKR0.0DYY

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 8 July 1959

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077859

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221477

Location: Barton Bendish, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE33

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Civil Parish: Barton Bendish

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Barton Bendish St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text


TF 70 NW BARTON BENDISH

6/3 Church of St. Mary
8.7.59
- I

Parish church. C14, restored 1788-89, 1858, 1871, west door C12 moved from
church of All Saints 1789. Brick, rubble and carstone, partly rendered.
Thatched nave and chancel roofs. West door mid C12 : 2 orders shafts, the
inner bobbin moulded, the outer circular with modified beakhead; arches above
foliated scalloped capitals similar, but with properly formed beakhead. Hood
mould with dogtooth. 2-light west window of 1858 in Geometric style. Gable
head of flint carrying bell-cote of 1871. Plain arched south door. 2-light
early C14 Y tracery window with mouchette infill to east. Nave east gable
on moulded kneelers. 2-light reticulated chancel window, ogeed priest's door
with finial, 3-light C19 square-headed window with arched lights. East gable
on ashlar kneelers with grotesque heads. 3-light reticulated east window
with sub-cusping. North chancel with gabled C19 vestry and reticulated 2-
light window. 2-light mouchette window to nave. Interior. Double chamfered
chancel arch on corbels. Window embrasures of various sizes, all with rere
arches. Set of plain box pews of 1789, cut down 1865. Boarded and plastered
scissor braced nave and chancel roofs. Segmental pointed arch to vestry with
square hood terminating in late C14 head stops. Foliage carving in spandrels.
Remains of wall painting on south nave wall depicts St. Katherine and wheel.


Listing NGR: TF7097705437

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