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Church of St. Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Aldborough, Norwich, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.8577 / 52°51'27"N

Longitude: 1.2353 / 1°14'7"E

OS Eastings: 617909

OS Northings: 333810

OS Grid: TG179338

Mapcode National: GBR VCG.TBN

Mapcode Global: WHLR9.YFFL

Plus Code: 9F43V65P+34

Entry Name: Church of St. Mary

Listing Date: 4 October 1960

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1373470

English Heritage Legacy ID: 224455

Location: Aldborough & Thurgarton, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR11

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

Civil Parish: Aldborough & Thurgarton

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Aldborough and Thurgarton

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Church of St. Mary



Parish church. Medieval. Flint, ironbound conglomerate, with stone (Lincolnshire Limestone) and brick dressings. Slate roof. Nave, north aisle, south porch, chancel.

West wall with wooden bell-cote of 1906; tower fell in C18, traces of base remain. Conglomerate quoins to south west and north west corners of nave. Buttressed nave of three bays; two two-light C19 cusped windows to south in rubble and conglomerate wall. Conglomerate quoins of earlier church in third bay. North aisle wall much rebuilt in 1847 with brick-dressed buttresses and two two-light C19 windows. Chancel with priests door to south. Angle buttresses. Two-light C19 window. East window C19 three-light Perpendicular. Buttressed south porch of knapped flint to first nave bay. Doorway with attached shaft and hollows. Nave doorway has hood mould and rib-vaulted niche over with canopy.

Interior. Low north arcade formed by cutting through earlier wall. C19 roofs. C19 chancel arch. Top of rood stair over eastern nave pier. Piscina. Octagonal font. Graded II* for survival of early church plan.

Listing NGR: TG1790933810

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