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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Fordham, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.5706 / 52°34'14"N

Longitude: 0.3839 / 0°23'2"E

OS Eastings: 561657

OS Northings: 299640

OS Grid: TL616996

Mapcode National: GBR N5V.V6Q

Mapcode Global: WHJPZ.WN06

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 9 July 1951

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1205531

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221459

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

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Civil Parish: Fordham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Hilgay All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Ely

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Listing Text

TFL 69 NW FORDHAM

8/13 Church of St. Mary
9/7/51
- II*

Parish church. Late C13, mid C14 and 1730. Carstone and ashlar with slate
roof (pantiles to chancel). Nave and chancel, the tower demolished 1730.
Diagonal buttress to north-west, flat to south-west with additional c.1730
brick buttress to south of west end. Rendered west bell-cote. South aisle
removed and 3-bay arcade blocked reusing 2 2-light early Perpendicular windows.
Eaves rebuilt in brick. 3 stepped buttresses. Similar chancel south window
and 2-light Y north window (no east window). East nave gable rebuilt 1730
in brick with tumbling. 3 stepped buttresses to north nave, one 2-light window
as south, one 3-light C15 Perpendicular window with supermullions. Interior.
Chancel arch on demi-columns with high polygonal bases and moulded circular
capitals supporting wave moulded arch. Rere-arch to north window. 1730 nave
roof : tie beams, principals and collars on arched braces, 2 tiers staggered
butt purlins with windbracing to upper tier.


Listing NGR: TL6165799640

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