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Latitude: 52.869 / 52°52'8"N
Longitude: 1.3341 / 1°20'2"E
OS Eastings: 624496
OS Northings: 335381
OS Grid: TG244353
Mapcode National: GBR WDX.23Z
Mapcode Global: WHMSH.G4HV
Plus Code: 9F43V89M+JJ
Entry Name: Church of St. Margaret
Listing Date: 4 October 1960
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1049786
English Heritage Legacy ID: 224727
Location: Thorpe Market, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR11
Civil Parish: Thorpe Market
Traditional County: Norfolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk
Church of England Parish: Thorpe Market St Margaret
Church of England Diocese: Norwich
TG 23 NW
Church of St. Margaret
Parish church. 1796 by Wood. Quaternary and Quarry flint and Lincolnshire Limestone. Slate roof with oversailing eaves on stone brackets. Rectangular in plan. West end has part-blind Y-tracery window with Y glazing bars; blind lancets beside. Encircled quatrefoil in gable now with bell and cover over it. Corner turrets of square knapped flint with stone caps. South elevation of five bays with pinnacled stone porches to the first and fifth bays; pointed archways; double leaved doors to church, each leaf of two panels with pointed heads; to side-walls of porches a blind lancet; flanking each porch a blind pointed niche. Three Y-tracery windows with Y glazing bars. To north a gabled vestry with rectangular window with leaded glazing; two gargoyles to the gable end and four quatrefoils enclosed in a lozenge all presumably from Medieval church; lean-to. Eastern elevation as west without the bell.
Interior. Slight Gothick screens across nave and between nave and chancel having glazed panels and iron lattice infill. Screen across nave records the rebuilding of the church by Lord Suffield 'at his own expense'. Royal arms of George III on the reverse. Coved ceiling with ribs and rose bosses; angel head corbels. Fine marble memorial to Sir Thomas Rant d.1671 with Ionic columns supporting broken pediment with achievement on brackets; drapery to apron. Similar tomb to Elizabeth Rant d.1697. Tomb to two infants by C. Regnard erected in 1796 by Lord Suffield having obelisk with cherub and urn; panel with shells to corners; foliage to apron. Tomb to Robert Britiffe d.1749 with shouldered and eared panel; swan pediment with achievement; cherubs to apron. C14 octagonal font with attached shafts supporting bowl having tracery with mouchettes.
Listing NGR: TG2449635381
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