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Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Stody, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.8737 / 52°52'25"N

Longitude: 1.0534 / 1°3'12"E

OS Eastings: 605588

OS Northings: 335061

OS Grid: TG055350

Mapcode National: GBR T9P.WNY

Mapcode Global: WHLR7.41W8

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 4 October 1960

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1304544

English Heritage Legacy ID: 224113

Location: Stody, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR24

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

Civil Parish: Stody

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Stody St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TG 03 NE,
2/100

STODY,
Church of St. Mary

04.10.60

I

Parish church, mainly late C15, and earlier. Coursed flint. Lead roof.
C11 round west tower; continuous nave and chancel intersected by north and
south transepts, south porch, all C15.

Tower: coursed flint, C15 round
embattled parapet of flushwork; lancet west window. 2-light Decorated bell
openings. Nave: iron conglomerate in west quoins and wall; diagonal
buttresses with stone dressings, north and south walls of coursed galletted
flint with some conglomerate courses; 4-light Perpendicular windows under
pointed segmental heads, ogee headed lights under panel tracery, hollow
chamfered mullions; two windows each to north and south nave, one each to
north and south transepts, similar 3-light Perpendicular windows to east
of transepts, similar 3-light Perpendicular windows to east of transepts.
North doorway chamfered. Chancel: part rendered walls, part of screen stair
turret to north-west; C13 east window of four lights of intersecting tracery,
renewed; 2-light windows Geometric and Decorated tracery, one to north, two
to south; priest's door to south with pointed chamfered arch. South porch:
coursed galletted flint; diagonal buttresses with stone dressings; lead
roof; round shafts to moulded arch. South doorway has chamfered arch with
moulded upper part renewed; part marble stoup to right. Crosses on gable
ends of chancel, north and south transepts and porch.

INTERIOR: arch-braced
roof with vaulted crossing at transepts; double purlins, principal rafters
and ridge piece moulded; rose bosses at intersections; stone angel corbels
to arch braces at crossing; corbels to principal rafters to nave and chancel
of alternating angels and shields. C13 octagonal font in Purbeck marble
supported by eight marble columns, blank arcading on faces. Ogee-headed trefoil
to piscina. C15 glass of saints, apostles and kings in tracery to north
windows.


Listing NGR: TG0558835061

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