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Church of St. Martin

A Grade II* Listed Building in Overstrand, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.9175 / 52°55'3"N

Longitude: 1.3316 / 1°19'53"E

OS Eastings: 624076

OS Northings: 340764

OS Grid: TG240407

Mapcode National: GBR WDB.1GR

Mapcode Global: WHMS3.FX9Q

Plus Code: 9F43W89J+2J

Entry Name: Church of St. Martin

Listing Date: 4 October 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1049816

English Heritage Legacy ID: 224689

Location: Overstrand, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR27

County: Norfolk

Civil Parish: Overstrand

Built-Up Area: Overstrand

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Overstrand St Martin

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Church of St. Martin



Parish church. Medieval, restored from ruin in early C20. Quaternary and Quarry flint and chert with Lincolnshire Limestone and brick dressings. Slate roofs. West tower, nave, north aisle, chancel, south porch.

Embattled tower with diagonal buttresses. West door with chamfered reveals rolls and fillets to arch, hollows between. Two-light early C20 west window. Cusped roundels to ringing chamber openings; two-light C20 bell openings, brick edged vent; gargoyles; flushwork battlements. Three bay nave; one early C20 three-light Perpendicular window and one restored window with demitransoms under four-centred arch with brick and flint voussoirs to south. All restoration to north. Two bay chancel with two restored three-light windows with demi-transoms. C20 priest's door. Flushwork beneath C20 five-light east window. Porch to first nave bay.

Interior. Roofs of c1910. Medieval brick tower arch with continuous brick chamfer; inner order on corbels. C20 aisle and arcade but north nave door left in position and now inside church having chamfered reveal merging to roll-moulded arch; four-centred brick rere-arch; stoop. Stoop beside south door. Brick reveals to wafer oven in south wall of tower. C20 chancel arch and rood stair. Restored ogee arched piscina with remains of arch for sedilia.

Listing NGR: TG2407640764

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