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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
Source: Historic England
Source ID: 1156827
English Heritage Legacy ID: 226074
Location: Shelton and Hardwick, South Norfolk, Norfolk, NR15
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
5321 SHELTON THE STREET
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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