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Church of St Stephen

A Grade I Listed Building in Norwich, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6266 / 52°37'35"N

Longitude: 1.2923 / 1°17'32"E

OS Eastings: 622921

OS Northings: 308294

OS Grid: TG229082

Mapcode National: GBR W8T.BP

Mapcode Global: WHMTM.T7LQ

Entry Name: Church of St Stephen

Listing Date: 26 February 1954

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1051920

English Heritage Legacy ID: 229447

Location: Norwich, Norfolk, NR2

County: Norfolk

Electoral Ward/Division: Mancroft

Built-Up Area: Norwich

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Norwich St Stephen

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

(south side)
Parish Church. C16 Tower remodelled in 1601 as previously dated in flint
frieze. Flint with stone and brick dressings. Ashlar faced east and
west walls. Nave and chancel in one. North-west tower. North and south
aisles and north transept chapel. 3 stage tower with diagonal buttresses.
Outer door with attached shafts and a triple order 2-centre arch with drip-
mould. 2 bay stone vault with central bell-hoist hole and carved bosses.
Inner doorway with 2-centre arch and rose motif in outer order. 2 leaf
timber door with quatrefoil border and 3 lights of blind Perpendicular
tracery. 2nd stage 2-light Y-tracery window on north side of tower. 2-
light bell-opening above flanked by blind windows in flushwork. Shield
and flushwork bands demarcating stages. 8 bays to nave and chancel with
6 3-light Perpendicular windows with 2-centre arches along north. Chapel
in 4th bay from west with diagonal buttresses with statue niche in top
stage. 3-light Perpendicular window in north wall with 2 centre arch.
3-light windows in east and west walls with 4 centre arch. 16 3-light clere-
story windows with pilasters between. 5-light Perpendicular east window
with 2-centre arch. West door with spandrels and lozenge frieze above with
the date 1550. Large 6-light Perpendicular window above with central tran-
some and 4-centre arch flanked by end buttresses with crocketed spirelets.
7 bay south aisle. Octagonal piers with sunk concave panels on each face.
Stone tracery panels below clerestory windows. Hanmerbeam roof with
pierced spandrels and long wall-posts supported on corbels. Early C16
stained glass in east window from the monastery of Mariawald.

Listing NGR: TG2292108294

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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