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St Gregory's Church

A Grade I Listed Building in Norwich, Norfolk

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Coordinates

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

TG 2208 NE ST. GREGORY'S ALLEY
(east side)
15/789
26.2.54 St. Gregory's Church
GV I
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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