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Church of St Swithin

A Grade II* Listed Building in Bintree, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.7709 / 52°46'15"N

Longitude: 0.9888 / 0°59'19"E

OS Eastings: 601716

OS Northings: 323446

OS Grid: TG017234

Mapcode National: GBR S9M.BSK

Mapcode Global: WHLRL.5M33

Plus Code: 9F42QXCQ+9G

Entry Name: Church of St Swithin

Listing Date: 30 May 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077371

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220661

Location: Bintree, Breckland, Norfolk, NR20

County: Norfolk

Civil Parish: Bintree

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Bintree St Swithin

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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5/9 Church of St.Swithin
- II*

Parish church. Medieval and later. Flint with ashlar and some brick
dressings. Plain tile and slate roofs. West tower, nave with aisle, transept
and porch to south and chancel of 1761 according to datestone. C14 west
tower with pair of diagonal buttresses and chequered flushwork plinth. 2-
light cusped Y-traceried west window. 2-light bell-openings with pairs of
short super mullions flanking cusped soufflet. Crenellated parapet with
crocketted corner pinnacles. 2 2-light and one 3-light late Perpendicular
nave windows to north with flat heads. 2 similar 3-light windows to south
aisle with one 2-light cusped Y-traceried west window. South transept with
one restored 3-light Decorated window with 3-petal soufflets to gable-end,
single lancet to west and 2 2-light Y-traceried windows to east. C18 chancel
with east and south windows in Decorated style. C14 moulded north and south
nave doorways. Interior. 4-bay C14 south arcade with octagonal piers,bell
capitals and arches of 2 plain chamfered orders. Tower arch with filletted
semicircular responds and plain chamfered arch. C18 chancel arch in Clh
style. C14 octagonal font with elaborate blind tracery patterns in each
panel. Rare C12 pillar piscina in chancel.

Listing NGR: TG0171623446

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