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Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Whinburgh and Westfield, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.641 / 52°38'27"N

Longitude: 0.9638 / 0°57'49"E

OS Eastings: 600623

OS Northings: 308927

OS Grid: TG006089

Mapcode National: GBR SC4.JGD

Mapcode Global: WHLS4.SW37

Plus Code: 9F42JXR7+9G

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 30 May 1960

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1152030

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220889

Location: Whinburgh and Westfield, Breckland, Norfolk, NR19

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Whinburgh and Westfield

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Whinburgh with Westfield

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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TG 00 NW

CHURCH ROAD (north side),
Church of St.Mary



Parish church. Medieval and later. Flint with ashlar and some
brick dressings. Lead and plaintile roofs. Tower porch to south; aisle-
less nave and chancel. Late C13 tower with angle buttresses. Moulded
entrance arch on triple shaft responds with polygonal capitals. Carved
heraldic shield above with a cusped statue niche. 3 flat-headed loops
to first floor. Bell stage with 2 2-light Y- and plate-traceried
openings to east and west, a cusped and Y-traceried opening to south with
blocked spandrel and a plain lancet to north. Shallow pitched roof without
a parapet. West wall of nave has a 5-light Y-traceried window with cusping,
6 quatrefoils and one cinquefoil: a C19 restoration-in original opening.
South wall of nave has one cusped Y-traceried 2-light window with cusped
spandrel light and a 3-light late-Medieval panel-traceried window without
cusping. North wall with 2 2-light Y-traceried windows: with cusping
to east and plate-traceried to west. North and south doorways each of
2 wave-moulded orders. Finely carved label stops to all nave openings.
Largely rebuilt chancel with one modern 3-light east window in Geometric
style, and to south 2 2-light cusped Y-traceried windows of which the
westernmost is original. Priest's door to north. Interior. Plain
chamfered chancel arch without responds. Nave piscina with cusped ogee
arch. Surviving rood stair to north. Original scissor-braced nave roof
of 32 trusses. The top third of the roof has been removed and replaced
by a shallow pitched boarded arrangement just above the collars. Tall
ashlaring on a moulded wall plate. Early C14 font with a plain circular
bowl on a moulded octagonal shaft.

Listing NGR: TG0062308927

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