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Church of St Margaret

A Grade II* Listed Building in Garvestone, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6263 / 52°37'34"N

Longitude: 0.9888 / 0°59'19"E

OS Eastings: 602382

OS Northings: 307362

OS Grid: TG023073

Mapcode National: GBR SCC.BSX

Mapcode Global: WHLSC.573Z

Plus Code: 9F42JXGQ+GG

Entry Name: Church of St Margaret

Listing Date: 30 May 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1305274

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220816

Location: Garvestone, Breckland, Norfolk, NR9

County: Norfolk

Civil Parish: Garvestone

Built-Up Area: Garvestone

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Garveston St Margaret

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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TG 00 NW
(south side)
6/24 Church of St.Margaret
- II*
Parish church. Medieval and later. Flint with ashlar and some brick
dressings. Slate roofs. West tower; nave with south aisle and north porch;
chancel. Early Perpendicular west tower with diagonal buttresses. 3-light
panel-traceried west window, slit windows to first floor and 2-light bell-
openings with single soufflets flanked by super-mullions. Crenellated
parapet with flushwork tracery, gargoyles and polygonal corner turrets.
South aisle with one restored panel-traceried 2-light west window, a plain-
chamfered south doorway, 3 3-light panel-traceried windows with 4-centred
heads and an identical east window. North wall with 2 3-light Perpendicular
windows, an ovolo-moulded doorway of 2 orders with hood mould and a restored
late-Medieval porch. Evidence of former rood stair. Chancel with one
2-light Y-traceried south window and 2 2-light cusped Y-traceried windows
to north. Priest's doorway to north and a restored 3-light panel-traceried
east window. Interior. 4-bay south arcade of octagonal piers supporting
arches of 2 plain-chamfered orders. Wave-moulded tower arch with polygonal
responds also wave-moulded. Chancel arch of 2 plain-chamfered orders on
3-shaft responds with intermediate rolls. Chancel piscina with tri-lobe
arch flanked by a sedile which probably also served as a window - now
blocked. Octagonal font with blank shields surrounded by seaweed carving.

Listing NGR: TG0238207362

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