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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Beetley, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.7381 / 52°44'17"N

Longitude: 0.8949 / 0°53'41"E

OS Eastings: 595534

OS Northings: 319536

OS Grid: TF955195

Mapcode National: GBR S9W.C2Y

Mapcode Global: WHLRQ.QFCR

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 30 May 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1342554

English Heritage Legacy ID: 220756

Location: Beetley, Breckland, Norfolk, NR20

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Beetley

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Beetley with East Bilney

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

(west side)
East Bilney

3/9 Church of St.Mary


Parish church. Mainly mid to late C19 around a medieval core. Flint with
ashlar and some brick dressings. Plaintile roofs. Western tower; aisleless
nave with south porch, south chapel and vestry to north; chancel, erected
in 1883 in memory of Henry Collison - rector. Lower 2 stages of unbuttressed
west tower are the only recognizable medieval parts with a 3-light Per-
pendicular traceried window and 3 twin lancet windows - formerly bell-openings.
Late C19 bell stage in Perpendicular style. 2 single light cusped nave windows
to south and 2 2-light north windows in Decorated style. Chancel with 2 2-
light windows in Decorated style and 2 single light cusped windows. Elaborate
east window in Decorated style. Chamfered tower arch without responds.
Victorian chancel arch in Decorated style. Chancel stalls and pulpit contain
re-used C17 carved friezes. Much Victorian glass. Plain octagonal font.

Listing NGR: TF9553419536

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

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