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Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Great Witchingham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.7371 / 52°44'13"N

Longitude: 1.1144 / 1°6'51"E

OS Eastings: 610350

OS Northings: 320047

OS Grid: TG103200

Mapcode National: GBR TCJ.DKK

Mapcode Global: WHLRV.2GYH

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 10 May 1961

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1076900

English Heritage Legacy ID: 219931

Location: Great Witchingham, Broadland, Norfolk, NR9

County: Norfolk

Civil Parish: Great Witchingham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Great with Little Witchingham

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


4/24 Church of St Mary



Parish church. West tower, south porch, nave, north and south aisles, south
transept and Chancel. C14 and C15. Flint, partly plastered, with stone
dressings. Pantiled roofs to Nave, Chancel and south porch, copper roofs to
aisles. C14 west tower with angle buttresses flushwork base course and two
ogee-headed niches flanking the west window. West doorway blocked. C15 clere-
storey of eight bays, westernmost bay blank with flushwork panels.
Diaper brickwork on south side. C15 south porch with two flushwork friezes of
crowned 'M's and carvings of the Annunciation in the spandrels of the doorway
arch, C14 arcades of four bays with octagonal piers and double-chamfered arches.
Good arch-braced nave roof with wall posts on stone corbels. Traceried cornice,
with eastern bay of roof panelled to form canopy of honour over rood. Plain
arch-braced roofs over aisles. Fine seven-sacrament font retaining much original
colouring. Four benches with pierced and traceried backs and poppy-heads.
Royal arms of Charles II given by Oliver le Neve 1660.

Listing NGR: TG1035020047

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

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