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St Gregory's Church

A Grade I Listed Building in Norwich, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6304 / 52°37'49"N

Longitude: 1.2915 / 1°17'29"E

OS Eastings: 622845

OS Northings: 308711

OS Grid: TG228087

Mapcode National: GBR W8N.ZT

Mapcode Global: WHMTM.T45T

Entry Name: St Gregory's Church

Listing Date: 26 February 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1210298

English Heritage Legacy ID: 229563

Location: Norwich, Norfolk, NR2

County: Norfolk

District: Norwich

Town: Norwich

Electoral Ward/Division: Mancroft

Built-Up Area: Norwich

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Norwich St Giles

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

(east side)
26.2.54 St. Gregory's Church
Former parish church, now redundant. C14 and C15. Flint with stone and
brick dressings. Lead roofs. West tower. Nave and chancel. North and south
aisles. North, south and west porches. 3-stage unbuttressed tower with
cusped Y-tracery west window, 3-light perpendicular 2nd stage window
and 2-light belfry windows with decorated tracery. 2-storey north and
south porches against tower. South porch:- 2-centre arch to outer door-
way with attached shafts. Central statue niche above doorway with crocketed
finial. Clockface with pedimented surround beneath apex of shallow gable.
2-bays of quadrapartite vaulting inside with ridge-ribs and bosses. North
porch:- similar doorway to south porch with 2 lancet windows above. Traceried
panels and statue niche on the east buttress of porch. 4-bay nave with 3-
light perpendicular windows to aisles C1425. Eight 2-light decorated clerestory
windows. Single bay chancel rebuilt C1394 with brick barrel-vault beneath east
end. 4-light perpendicular windows on the north and south sides with 2-centre
arches and raised brick cills. Large 5-light perpendicular east window with
brick vaulting scars below. The arcade piers have 4 shafts with small shafts
between. Crenellated capitals and 2-centre arches. Tall tower arch. Tierceron
vault at the first and second stage of the tower with stone gallery also
vaulted on underside. Fine roof with alternating tie-beams and arched-braces.

Listing NGR: TG2284508711

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