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Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Bylaugh, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.7242 / 52°43'27"N

Longitude: 1.0138 / 1°0'49"E

OS Eastings: 603618

OS Northings: 318323

OS Grid: TG036183

Mapcode National: GBR SB7.C39

Mapcode Global: WHLRS.JSYF

Plus Code: 9F43P2F7+MG

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 30 May 1960

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1077392

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220711

Location: Bylaugh, Breckland, Norfolk, NR20

County: Norfolk

Civil Parish: Bylaugh

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Bylaugh St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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3/5 Church of St.Mary

- I

Parish church. Tower and nave C14. Chancel, transepts and fittings of 1809-
10 according to inscription above tower arch. Round western tower, aisleless
nave, transepts and chancel. Tower with west lancet window and 2 first floor
loops with brick reveals and triangular stone heads. Octagonal bell stage
with alternating open and blind 2-light cusped Y tracery. Blind panels filled
with knapped flint. Crenellated parapet. Buttressed nave with 2
Perpendicular 2-light windows and C14 north and south doorways with dying
mouldings. Transepts and chancel with 3-light Y-traceried gable-end windows.
Gault brick dressings and rendered polygonal angle buttresses rising above
eaves level to form octagonal turrets. Roofs with projecting eaves on plain
twin brackets. Interior almost entirely of 1809-10 with oak box pews forming
an octagon beneath crossing. 3 decker pulpit with one side serving as a
vestry. Pair of cast iron fireplaces to transept gable-ends. Cast iron
communion rail in Gothic style. Late medieval octagonal font with shield
panels. Plaster segmental barrel vaults forming a groin vaulted crossing.
C18 and C19 monuments in chancel.

Listing NGR: TG0361818323

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