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Church of St Margaret

A Grade II* Listed Building in Fleggburgh, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.6686 / 52°40'6"N

Longitude: 1.6146 / 1°36'52"E

OS Eastings: 644494

OS Northings: 314010

OS Grid: TG444140

Mapcode National: GBR YPN.M1N

Mapcode Global: WHMTL.S620

Entry Name: Church of St Margaret

Listing Date: 25 September 1962

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1372907

English Heritage Legacy ID: 227680

Location: Fleggburgh, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, NR29

County: Norfolk

District: Great Yarmouth

Civil Parish: Fleggburgh

Built-Up Area: Fleggburgh (Burgh St Margaret)

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

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Listing Text

FLEGGBURGH MAIN ROAD
TG 41 SW
(north side)
Burgh St. Margaret
6/10 Church of St. Margaret
25.9.62

- II*

Parish church. C12 origins, remodelled. C14 and C15. Restored 1876, tower
restored 1900 by H. Green, Diocesan architect. Cut flint with ashlar
dressings and some brick. Thatched roofs. West tower, nave and chancel.
3 stage square unbuttressed tower. 2-light west window with 4-petal vesica.
Clock faces to west and south sides. String course below belfry stage. 2-
light louvred belfry windows. Crenellated parapet. Gabled south porch with
side buttresses. Arched moulded entrance. 2-light side windows. Evidence
of work earlier than 1876 elusive. C12 inner south doorway. 2 orders. of
shafts, the inner engaged, the outer with cushion capitals and bases. Arch
with inner roll, deep zig-zag rolls and double billet hood. Fenestration of
church entirely C19. 3 2-light Perpendicular south windows. 2 small lancets
over porch and, in roof, a 3-light dormer under thatch. 3 flint and brick
stepped buttresses. North nave also with 4 brick and flint stepped
buttresses. Wall of whole flints. Remains of billet hood of north doorway.
2 2-light Perpendicular windows as south and 2 trefoiled lancets. One stepped
buttress to chancel north and south. 2 2-light cusped Y tracery south
windows. Priests' door to north chancel wall. Diagonal stepped eastern
buttresses. 3-light east window. Interior. Doorway into tower. Western
gallery of timber 1876 lit through dormer window. C19 arched braced nave
roof. C19 chamfered chancel arch on polygonal responds. Boarded C19 scissor
braced chancel roof. C19 octagonal font with shields and emblems in bowl
panels. Rosettes and ornamental details abound. In south chancel wall a
brass to Joannes Burton, 1608. Kneeling figure dressed in ecclesiastical
costume prayes at stall. Behind him a perspective tiled floor recedes in the
manner of Flemish Renaissance painters. Below him is an inscription panel.
Wall monument to George Fisher who died of wounds received at Gaza 1917.

Listing NGR: TG4449414010

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