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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Howe, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.5499 / 52°32'59"N

Longitude: 1.3542 / 1°21'14"E

OS Eastings: 627502

OS Northings: 299957

OS Grid: TM275999

Mapcode National: GBR WJT.165

Mapcode Global: VHL8L.F57L

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 5 September 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1372850

English Heritage Legacy ID: 227369

Location: Howe, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR15

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Howe

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Howe St Mary the Virgin

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


2/24 Church of St.Mary

Parish church. Medieval. Flint, with some Roman tiles and ironbound
conglomerate, stone and brick dressings. Tile roof. Cll west tower and
nave, C19 south porch, early C14 chancel. Round tower with blocked doorway
to west; deep splay to round windows on north, south and west faces; over
these a deep splay to small round-headed windows on south and west. Brick
parapet; conical cap. Nave of 2 bays; south west quoins include some Roman
tiles. To south, one restored window with 2 ogee lights, one C19 similar
doorway with continuous chamfer moulding; round-headed window in deep splay;
2 restored Y-tracery windows. Buttressed chancel of 2 bays. To south,
2 restored windows of 2 cusped lights each with a quatrefoil in the head.
One lancet window to north. C19 3-light east window. C19 south porch.
Nave doorway with imposts; pointed arch probably later. Interior. Imposts
to blocked west door. Moulded imposts to tower arch. Rood stair in south
nave wall. Y-tracery windows set in blank arches. Arch-braced roof; wooden
corbels with angels holding shields; roll moulding to corbels; rest of
restoration of 1895. Chancel arch painted, possibly all C19. Cusped
piscina with square hood mould. Some re-used bench ends in chancel. C19

Listing NGR: TM2750299957

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