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Church of St Margaret

A Grade I Listed Building in Stanfield, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.7497 / 52°44'58"N

Longitude: 0.8724 / 0°52'20"E

OS Eastings: 593961

OS Northings: 320762

OS Grid: TF939207

Mapcode National: GBR R8B.RC2

Mapcode Global: WHLRQ.C4NW

Entry Name: Church of St Margaret

Listing Date: 30 May 1960

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077388

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220702

Location: Stanfield, Breckland, Norfolk, NR20

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Stanfield

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Stanfield St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


3/50 Church of
30.5.60 St. Margaret.

- I

Parish church. Medieval and later. Flint with ashlar dressings and slate
roofs. West tower, aisleless nave with south porch and chancel. Early C14
west tower with one pair of diagonal buttresses. 2-light cusped Y-traceried
west window and 2-light plain Y-traceried bell-openings. C14 porch consisting
of arched entrance with dying moulding and carved label stops and kneeler
finials of mutilated kneeling figures. C14 nave doorways. 6 late
Perpendicular, flat-headed, 3-light panel-traceried nave windows with
straight hood moulds displaying finely carved stops. C13 chancel with 3
remodelled lancets to north, one 3-light C19 east window in Decorated style
and 2 original lancets with one 2-light Y-traceried window to south. These
south windows have hood moulds. C14 chancel arch of 2 plain-chamfered orders
on polygonal responds with bell capitals. Chancel windows with nook shafts
and deeply moulded scoinson arches. Double piscina with trefoil arches. C17
communion rail with shaped board balusters and patterned rails. C15 5-bay
chancel screen with tracery and spandrel carvings. 2-deck pulpit with an
elaborately carved C17 polygonal box, an C18 tester and a later clerk's
desk. 19 late medieval poppy-head bench ends with animal arm rests. Plain
octagonal font with a Jacobean cover on turned balusters. Cock's-head
hinges to-opening sides and simple scrolls above supporting a ball finial.
Fragments of medieval glass.

Listing NGR: TF9396120762

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

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