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Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Wroxham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.7068 / 52°42'24"N

Longitude: 1.3981 / 1°23'53"E

OS Eastings: 629656

OS Northings: 317540

OS Grid: TG296175

Mapcode National: GBR WGY.69B

Mapcode Global: WHMT9.F7Z8

Plus Code: 9F43P94X+P6

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 10 May 1961

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1050868

English Heritage Legacy ID: 228217

Location: Wroxham, Broadland, Norfolk, NR12

County: Norfolk

Civil Parish: Wroxham

Built-Up Area: Hoveton

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Wroxham St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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(west side)
10.5.61 Church of St. Mary.

G.V. I

Parish church. Fabric mainly of C15 with C12 remains in nave. West tower,
nave, north and south aisles, south porch and chancel. Flint with limestone
dressings, lead roofs. South aisle (rebuilt in C19) partly of red brick
with slate roof. North aisle roof has C20 felt covering. C15 west tower
with traceried sound holes, angle buttresses and parapets with good flushwork
panels. Parapet embattled with corner pinnacles. Windows generally Perpen-
dicular, many renewed or restored in C19. Decorated east window. Very fine
Norman south doorway : three orders of engaged shafts with decorated bands,
capitals and abaci supporting an arch of seven orders, each order having
a separate carved motif. C15 door with iron latch plate, probably C13.
Interior : remains of stair to chamber over original porch. Curious nave
arcades of three bays; octagonal piers, without capitals, supporting four-
centred arches with double hollow chamfers. Remains of rood loft stairs
on south side of chancel arch. Many good C18 and C19 monuments, notably
Robert Blake Humfrey (d.1886) John Wace (d.1795) Daniel Collyer, 1774. Graded
I for fine south doorway.

Listing NGR: TG2965617540

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