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Church of St Michael

A Grade I Listed Building in Hockering, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6771 / 52°40'37"N

Longitude: 1.0627 / 1°3'45"E

OS Eastings: 607147

OS Northings: 313218

OS Grid: TG071132

Mapcode National: GBR TD6.5H3

Mapcode Global: WHLS0.9Z92

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 30 May 1960

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077354

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220730

Location: Hockering, Breckland, Norfolk, NR20

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Hockering

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Hockering St Michael

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


30.5.60. Church of St.Michael

- I

Parish Church. Medieval and later. Flint with ashlar and some brick dress-
ings. South wail of nave and porch rendered. Slate and plain tile roofs.
West tower, nave with north aisle and south porch and chancel with modern
brick vestry to north. Perpendicular west tower with diagonal buttresses
displaying chequer flushwork. Traceried west window of 2-lights with
mouchettes and transom. Single cusped lancet to west at first floor. 2-
light bell-openings with dagger between super-mullions. Crenellated parapet
with flushwork and crocketted corner pinnacles. 2 restored 2-light Perpen-
dicular nave windows. 2 C15 north aisle 2-light windows with dagger between
super mullions. No clearstorey. Chancel with 2 2-light Y-traceried windows,
priest's door with hood mould and carved label stops and one low lancet window
to south. 3-light Y-traceried east window partially blocked. Hood-mould
with carved label stops. Single lancet to north. Dripstone and wall-plate
bracket of former vestry. Rood stair projection in angle between north aisle
and chancel. C15 tower arch without responds. C19 chancel arch in Early
English style with dogtooth, marble shafts and stiff leaf capitals. Triple
sedilia with piscina in similar style. C13 3-bay north arcade with quatrefoil
piers, bell capitals and plain chamfered arches of 2 orders. C15 restored
arch braced roofs to chancel, nave and north aisle with moulded wall plates,
butt and ridge purlins. C15 octagonal font with carved figures on stem with
re-cut heads. Restored bowl. C19 western gallery and chancel screen.

Listing NGR: TG0714713218

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

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