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Church of St. Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Anmer, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.835 / 52°50'6"N

Longitude: 0.5785 / 0°34'42"E

OS Eastings: 573788

OS Northings: 329502

OS Grid: TF737295

Mapcode National: GBR P4B.92J

Mapcode Global: WHKQ1.V0NF

Entry Name: Church of St. Mary

Listing Date: 5 June 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077863

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221384

Location: Anmer, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE31

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Civil Parish: Anmer

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Anmer St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TF 72 NW ANMER

8/3 Church of St. Mary.
5/6/53

II*

Parish church. C14 Decorated and C15 Perpendicular, chancel mainly late C19
restored Early English. Rubble flint with stone dressings, late C19 plain
tiled roofs. West tower, nave and chancel, south porch and south chapel.
Perpendicular west tower with west door and 3-light window, 2 set off angle
buttresses with flushwork, 4 2-light belfry windows, battlemented parapet.
3 bay nave, on north side with Decorated north door, 2 windows : one 4-centred
3-light and one straight headed 3-light Perpendicular tracery windows. Nave
south with 2 blocked openings and one 2-light window between the south porch
and south chapel under red brick relieving arch. Porch C14 Decorated arch,
set off angle buttresses, north and south windows, ambitious stone pointed
tunnel vault with tranverse arches appears late C19. South chapel built by
Sir Oliver Calthorpe, Lord of Manor, C14 Decorated with one west lancet, one
south window and fine flowing tracery 3-light east window, gable roof late
C19. 2 bay chancel details externally largely late C19, 4-light intersecting
tracery east window reproduces earlier evidence. Interior: Perpendicular
tower arch with elaborate clustered pier and battlemented collar capital.
Recut C15 font with shields. 7½ bay late C19 arched braced hammer beam roof.
Perpendicular chancel arch with stairs and rood loft arch from south side.
3 bay late C19 chancel roof, internal details all late C19. Calthorpe Chapel
to south restored 1895 with screen to Decorated arch from nave. 1895 panelled
roof with bosses, reredos. 2 C18 wall monuments, ledger slab floor. C18
baluster font. Nave has Royal Arms of George III before 1801, 6 painted coldham
hatchments. 1906 benches and screen across nave. West window in tower, Ward
and Hughes 1884.


Listing NGR: TF7378829502

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