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Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Norwich, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6342 / 52°38'2"N

Longitude: 1.2915 / 1°17'29"E

OS Eastings: 622825

OS Northings: 309131

OS Grid: TG228091

Mapcode National: GBR W8N.YG

Mapcode Global: WHMTM.T15X

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 26 February 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1372513

English Heritage Legacy ID: 229586

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

TG 2309 SE ST. MARY'S PLAIN
(north side)
10/812
26.2.54 CHURCH OF ST MARY
- I
Former parish church, now redundant.
Early C11 and C15. Flint with stone dressing. Lead roofs. West tower,
nave and chancel. North and south transepts. South porch. Round tower
with 2-light windows having central shaft and remade twin triangular
arches. 4-bay nave with two 3-light perpendicular windows with
2 centre arches on the south side. 2 storey south porch with re-faced
diagonal buttresses. Badly weathered outer doorway with moulded
2-centre arch and spandrels. Central statue niche above door between
2 square-headed windows having cusped ogee tracery. Blocked 2-light
east window. Single-bay transepts with tall 4-light perpendicular
windows north and south. 3-light east windows with staggered brattished
transoms. 3-light perpendicular east chancel window inside a higher
arch with earlier jambs to arch-springing level. Blocked 2-light
decorated window in north wall of chancel. Rood stairs in north-east
corner of transept and chancel. Chancel arch supported on corbels.
Arch-braced roof with ridge-piece and curved wall-bracing in transepts.
Diagonal ribs over crossing with central carved boss and angels.
Butt-purlins in transepts and small first bay of nave roof. Chancel
roof arch-braced and with curved wall bracing. Panelled with
richly cusped quatrefoil and heraldry.


Listing NGR: TG2282509131

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