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Church of St Michael Coslany

A Grade I Listed Building in Norwich, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6329 / 52°37'58"N

Longitude: 1.2914 / 1°17'29"E

OS Eastings: 622828

OS Northings: 308996

OS Grid: TG228089

Mapcode National: GBR W8N.YW

Mapcode Global: WHMTM.T24V

Entry Name: Church of St Michael Coslany

Listing Date: 26 February 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1372474

English Heritage Legacy ID: 229355

Location: Norwich, Norfolk, NR3

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 George, Colegate

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

(east side)
10/587 15/587
26.2.54. Church of St. Michael
Parish church now disused. Late C14, C15 and early C16. Flint with stone
dressings. Ashlar faced north aisle and chapel. Brick. Slate roof.
West tower, nave and chancel. North and south aisles. South chancel
aisle and north chapel. 4 stage tower C.1425 with diagonal buttresses.
West doorway with 2-centre arch having carved spandrels and shield frieze.
Good 2-leaf door each with 3 panels of cusped tracery with birds and dragons
in mouchettes surmounted by 2 figures. Outer border of crenellated divisions.
4-light Perpendicular window above door with flanking status niches having
valuted canopies and finials. 3-light windows in top stages. Crenellated
stone parapet with shield frieze and corner pinnacles. 4 bay nave:- 3-light
Decorated quatrefoil west window with simple C15 south door to right. 2 bay
south aisle and one bay south chancel aisle. Brick west wall to south aisle.
3 4-light Perpendicular aisle windows with 4-centre arches and brattishing
on transomes in outer lights. Similar tracery pattern throughout. Flush-
work on the south aisle with window and quatrefoil motifs, that on the
chancel along with the east window of 1883. The north door has 3 orders
of mouldings with central attached shaft and a 4-centre arch with drip-
mould. Lancet window in chancel arch gable. 4-shaft piers with double
order mouldings in diagonals and 4-centre arches to arcades. Springing
of arch only in the west bay of the south arcade coinciding with the brick
west wall. Blind store arcading in aisles with attached shafts. Tower
arch. Chancel arch without piers. Scissor-brace roof to nave. Flat
aisle roofs with arch-braces springing from wall posts. Arch-braced roof
to chancel. The braces forming pointed arch profile and springing from
wall-posts with shield corbels. Thorp chapel with stone open tracery
screen and tomb.

Listing NGR: TG2282808996

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