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Church of St Margaret

A Grade I Listed Building in Hardwick, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.4635 / 52°27'48"N

Longitude: 1.2711 / 1°16'16"E

OS Eastings: 622310

OS Northings: 290092

OS Grid: TM223900

Mapcode National: GBR VJB.J69

Mapcode Global: VHL8X.ZBCT

Entry Name: Church of St Margaret

Listing Date: 7 December 1959

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1156827

English Heritage Legacy ID: 226074

Location: Shelton and Hardwick, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR15

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Shelton and Hardwick

Built-Up Area: Hardwick

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Shelton St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

(north-west side)
Church of St Margaret
TM 29 SW 9/2A 7.12.59


From Cl2. Round west tower collapsed in 1770 and only east side of tower
to just above the nave roof level remains.
Nave and chancel in one, the nave with plain Norman north doorway and altered
Norman south doorway. Two-light Perpendicular south windows. Two-light
Decorated? north windows and window with Y-tracery. Three-light Perpendicular
east window. C15 south porch of chequered brick and knapped flint, with
moulded brick arch and brick 2-light Perpendicular windows at sides. Interior:
C15 zarch-braced roof with crenellated wall plate and longitudinal arched
braces below. Rood stairs. C15 screen with traceried pointed arches and
traceried dado with painted panels. Circa 1390 wall painting of St Christopher
on north wall. Cl7 manorial pew with high panelled sides and tester on square
moulded posts. Early C17 communion rail with flat balusters. C15 octagonal
font with quatrefoils in panels of bowl and panelled stem. Fragments of
stained glass in chancel windows.
Monuments: Two tomb-chests: Thomas Glean 1666, and Sir Peter Gleane 1685.

Listing NGR: TM2231090092

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