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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Thwaite, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.5034 / 52°30'12"N

Longitude: 1.437 / 1°26'13"E

OS Eastings: 633363

OS Northings: 295048

OS Grid: TM333950

Mapcode National: GBR WKH.43H

Mapcode Global: VHM68.VBKS

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 5 September 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1372881

English Heritage Legacy ID: 227406

Location: Thwaite, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR35

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Thwaite

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Thwaite St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


3/59 Church of St. Mary

Parish church. Medieval. Flint with stone dressings, brick. Thatched roof.
C14 tower, C12 nave, chancel dated 1738. Unbuttressed west tower of 2 stages.
West window with 2 ogee-headed lights; hood mould with figure stops; alternate
brick and flint voussoirs. Above this a brick dressed opening with stone panel
bearing 3 shields over; hood mould. Polygonal stair turret to south, the upper
parts with brick dressings; brick reveals to slit lights. Bell-openings with
2 ogee-headed lights restored; stilted arches, hood moulds. Post-medieval
brick parapet. Rendered unbuttressed nave of 4 bays. To south, one late
medieval window with 2 cusped lights, triangular head; 3 early C19 memorial
tablets, 2 with obelisks and urns. Doorway with 2 orders of plain attached
shafts; imposts; elaborately moulded arch with rope and billet moulding; boars
head over. Square-headed window with 2 ogee lights; hood mould. 2 cusped
light windows under 4-centred arch. No openings to north. Brick chancel;
C19 stone-dressed arched light to south; C19 east window. Interior: blocked
window to north wall of nave. Unmoulded tower arch. Remains of rood screen
with panels hidden or replaced by later pine panels. C19 fittings and roof.
Font with polygonal attached shafts to base; plain bowl.

Listing NGR: TM3336395048

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