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Church of St Mary

A Grade II Listed Building in Great Yarmouth, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6037 / 52°36'13"N

Longitude: 1.7223 / 1°43'20"E

OS Eastings: 652146

OS Northings: 307165

OS Grid: TG521071

Mapcode National: GBR YQY.Q8M

Mapcode Global: WHNVZ.FTD9

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 27 June 1953

Grade: II

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1245817

English Heritage Legacy ID: 468643

Location: Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR31

County: Norfolk

District: Great Yarmouth

Town: Great Yarmouth

Electoral Ward/Division: Southtown and Cobholm

Built-Up Area: Great Yarmouth

Traditional County: Suffolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Great Yarmouth

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


839-1/15/242 (East side)
27/06/53 Southtown And Gorleston
Church of St Mary


Parish church. 1831. By JJ Scoles, extended in 1893. Gault
brick. Slate roofs. Nave and narrow chancel with vestries
added north and south of the chancel.
EXTERIOR: nave with 5 tall lancets to north and south
separated by flat buttresses rising to low parapets. The
buttresses have knapped flint panels. West front with a low
narthex added 1925 entered through an arched doorway under a
shouldered pediment and flanked by a small lancet right and
left. Similar shouldered pediment framed between pair of tall
square pinnacles to main wall containing 3 stepped lancets.
Arched side doors. Wide gabled roof. Chancel with twin lancets
north and south and a blind east end.
INTERIOR: no arcades. Suspended ceiling. Gallery round 3 walls
removed 1914. Triple pointed sedilia and piscina in chancel.
Altar, reredos and panelling, pulpit and Litany desk relocated
from Church of St Peter (qv) 1964.

Listing NGR: TG5214607165

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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