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Latitude: 52.5019 / 52°30'6"N
Longitude: 1.3007 / 1°18'2"E
OS Eastings: 624121
OS Northings: 294455
OS Grid: TM241944
Mapcode National: GBR VHZ.5NG
Mapcode Global: VHL8R.HCGW
Plus Code: 9F43G822+Q7
Entry Name: Church of St Margaret
Listing Date: 7 December 1959
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1050328
English Heritage Legacy ID: 225475
Location: Hempnall, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR15
Civil Parish: Hempnall
Built-Up Area: Hempnall
Traditional County: Norfolk
Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk
Church of England Parish: Hempnall St Margaret
Church of England Diocese: Norwich
Tagged with: Church building
Church of St Margaret
Pre-conquest origin with long-and-short quoins at north-west angle of nave. Rebuilt in C13 and C14. North and south aisles with renewed Perpendicular window, the north windows with straight heads, the south aisle with embattled parapet. C13 two bay north arcade with round piers and capitals with abaci and double-chamfered aisles. Early C14 three-bay south arcade with octagonal piers and sunk-quadrant mouldings. Third bay to east is C19. Truncated chancel. C15 two storeyed south porch with window above entrance flanked by niches. Early C14 west tower with diagonal buttresses to belfry height, embattled parapet, two-light bell-openings with Y-tracery, and weathervane dated 1727.
Interior: C19 roofs. C15 octagonal font with beasts and figures and figures of angels with shields against the stem and bowl. C17 altar table. Built of rubble with ashlar dressings, with slate and lead roofs.
Some C18 headstones in churchyard.
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