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Church of St Mary the Less

A Grade I Listed Building in Norwich, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6305 / 52°37'49"N

Longitude: 1.2984 / 1°17'54"E

OS Eastings: 623310

OS Northings: 308750

OS Grid: TG233087

Mapcode National: GBR W9R.QW

Mapcode Global: WHMTM.X4FP

Entry Name: Church of St Mary the Less

Listing Date: 26 February 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1051918

English Heritage Legacy ID: 229442

Location: Norwich, Norfolk, NR2

County: Norfolk

District: Norwich

Town: Norwich

Electoral Ward/Division: Thorpe Hamlet

Built-Up Area: Norwich

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Norwich St George, Tombland

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

(north side)
26.2.54. Church of Sto Mary
the Less.
- I
Former parish church now store. C13, C14 and C15. Flint with stone and
brick dressings. Roof not visible. West tower, nave and chancel. South
porch. The church has been built up against on the east, south and west
sides. 3 stage tower with diagonal buttresses on west face. Remade straight
buttress on north-east corner. Blocked. 2-centre window openings in top
stage. Flat parapet. 3 bay nave with 2 re-faced late C13 windows with
Y-tracery in north wall. 2-light square window and door with fanlight to
west, 2 bay chancel with one C19 2-light square headed window. Doorway
with semi-circular arch. 1637 carved on door. 2 storeyed south porch with
attached shafts and a 2-centre arch. Weathered statue niche above door.
1637 refers to the date when the church was taken over by the French

Listing NGR: TG2331008750

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