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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Raynham, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.7947 / 52°47'40"N

Longitude: 0.7865 / 0°47'11"E

OS Eastings: 587970

OS Northings: 325540

OS Grid: TF879255

Mapcode National: GBR R7N.TXF

Mapcode Global: WHKQC.10SV

Plus Code: 9F42QQVP+VH

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 6 March 1959

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1172454

English Heritage Legacy ID: 223893

Location: Raynham, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR21

County: Norfolk

Civil Parish: Raynham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Raynham East St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Description

TF 82 NE RAYNHAM EAST RAYNHAM
RAYNHAM PARK
6/61
6/3/59 Church of St. Mary

lI*

Estate church in Park rebuilt by 5th Marquis of Townshend. 1866-1868 by Clark
and Holland of Newmarket architects at a cost of £5,000. Flint with stone
dressings, slated roofs except for leaded chancel. Despite dates not High
Victorian in style but still "archaeological" Decorated-Perpendicular in
detail and form, following in plan the church it replaced. West tower, nave
aisle and clerestory, north and south porches, chancel and south transpet.
Buttressed battlemented and pinnacled west tower with south stairs turret.
Perpendicular west window, Decorated belfry windows. Aisles with 3
Perpendicular windows, battlemented, porches with Decorated details,
battlemented clerestory with Perpendicular tracery. Decorated-Perpendicular
chancel with south transept expressed as a porch. 5 light Perpendicular east
window with head of the bishop and Queen Victoria. Interior : 3 bay nave
arcades, arched braced nave roof with exposed rafters and boarding. 3-light
stained tower west window c1868. Furnishings of 1868, including benches with
T monogram. C15 octagonal stone font with traceried stem and panels with
alternate roses and crosses. South aisle C15 brass figure with inscription
to George Townshed son of Roger Townshend armiger. Carved royal arms, Hanover,
of period 1714-1802. Painted hatchment to tower arch. Chancel, the gift
of the Rector Mr. Phayre, with 1868 furnishings and C19 Townshend family wall
monuments. North wall with 1499 freestone Easter Recess or monument
commemorating the Townshend family 1463-1493, tomb chest, panelled surround,
arched recess, attic. Recess figures fragments and niches. Funerary helm
above. Piscina with re-used Norman shafts. (Builder 1866 p 658).


Listing NGR: TF8797025540

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