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Church of St Leonard, Billingford

A Grade I Listed Building in Scole, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.3667 / 52°22'0"N

Longitude: 1.1832 / 1°10'59"E

OS Eastings: 616814

OS Northings: 279062

OS Grid: TM168790

Mapcode National: GBR VKC.RXM

Mapcode Global: VHL98.GSC2

Entry Name: Church of St Leonard, Billingford

Listing Date: 7 December 1959

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1050112

English Heritage Legacy ID: 225987

Location: Scole, South Norfolk, Norfolk, IP21

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Scole

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Billingford St Leonard

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

Church of St Leonard,
TM 17 NE 25/2A 7.12.59


Mainly late C14 and Cl5. Decorated end Perpendicular nave and chancel windows.
South porch. Truncated west tower with diagonal buttresses, pyramidal tiled
roof, and polygonal stain turret.
Arched brace nave roof with crenellated wall plate. Tall tower arch. Double-chamfered
chancel arch. Early Cl5 screen with wide single-light divisions with ogee
arches. C17 octagonal pulpit, panelled with tripartite back-panel and tester
with pennants. Some C15 bench ends with fleurons in border and poppy-heads.
Cl5 octagonal font with angels with shields against bowl and 4 lions against
stem. South door with fleurons on the battens C15 door to tower stairs with
traceried head. Wall paintings probably early C14, on south wall at high
level. Fragments of old glass in chancel windows. Built of flint rubble,
partly rendered, with stone dressings. Tiled roofs.

Listing NGR: TM1681479062

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