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Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Denton, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.4362 / 52°26'10"N

Longitude: 1.362 / 1°21'43"E

OS Eastings: 628625

OS Northings: 287345

OS Grid: TM286873

Mapcode National: GBR WL5.95R

Mapcode Global: VHL95.K1F6

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 7 December 1959

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1373626

English Heritage Legacy ID: 225220

Location: Denton, South Norfolk, Norfolk, IP20

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Denton

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Denton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

Church of St Mary
TM 28 NE 16/1B 7.12.59


Flint built with stone dressings and slate roofs. Late C13 chancel with
5-light east window with intersecting tracery. North and south chancel windows
with Y-tracery. Perpendicular north and south aisles with Decorated east
and west windows. Two clerestory windows on each side with quatrefoil square
Partly rebuilt west tower, originally circular, faced in brick in C18 in
Gothic style and with late Cl9 flint top stage. C15 2-storeyed north porch
with diagonal buttresses and niche between first floor windows, and with
Tierceron-star-vault with carved bosses depicting the Coronation of the Virgin,
the Nativity, the Resurection and the Ascension.
Interior: three-bay north and south arcades with octagonal piers and double
chamfered arches. Late C19 arched braced nave roof. Piscina with traceried
gable. Stained glass pieces assembled by Archdeacon Postlethwaite and arranged
by Joshua Price in 1716/19, including C15 English figures and continental
C16 and C17 panels, and heraldic glass up to Price's own time. Octagonal
font with quatrefoils containing shields. Some early C16 painted panels
from former screen made up into chest. Monument: 1684 Robert Rogerson, tablet
with inscription and stacks of books either side.

Listing NGR: TM2862587345

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