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Church of St George

A Grade I Listed Building in Burston and Shimpling, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.3993 / 52°23'57"N

Longitude: 1.1681 / 1°10'5"E

OS Eastings: 615624

OS Northings: 282641

OS Grid: TM156826

Mapcode National: GBR VJZ.G5B

Mapcode Global: VHL92.6YCL

Entry Name: Church of St George

Listing Date: 7 December 1959

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1171296

English Heritage Legacy ID: 225135

Location: Burston and Shimpling, South Norfolk, Norfolk, IP21

County: Norfolk

District: South Norfolk

Civil Parish: Burston and Shimpling

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Dickleburgh All Saints

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

Church of St George
TM 1582 32/2A 7.12.59


C12 round tower with C13 octagonal top stage and recessed lead spire. Late
C13 chancel with windows with intersecting and Y-tracery. C12 nave refashioned
in C15 with Perpendicular north and south windows. Timber-frame north porch.
Fine C15 nave roof with arched braces and embattled wall plate. Chancel
roof with tiebeams. C15 benches with poppy-head bench ends and one with
pierced tracery in back. Remains of screen under the tower arch. C15 octagonal
front with 5 lions against the stem and figures of angels with shields against
the bowl. Early C14 stained glass in heads of chancel windows and C15 glass
in north nave windows.
Built of flint rubble with stone dressings, partly rendered, and with tiled

Listing NGR: TM1562482641

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

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