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CHURCH OF THE NATIVITY OF ST MARY WITH BRICK RETAINING WALL TO THE NORTH

List Entry Summary

This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

Name: CHURCH OF THE NATIVITY OF ST MARY WITH BRICK RETAINING WALL TO THE NORTH

List entry Number: 1076872

Location

CHURCH OF THE NATIVITY OF ST MARY WITH BRICK RETAINING WALL TO THE NORTH, CHURCH HILL

The building may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County: Norfolk

District: Broadland

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Reepham

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: I

Date first listed: 10-May-1961

Date of most recent amendment: 22-Jul-1983

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 219962

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History

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Details

TG 1022 REEPHAM CHURCH BILL

8/57 Church of the Nativity of St Mary with Brick Retaining Wall to the North (formerly listed as Church of St Mary)

10.5.61 I

GV

Parish church, mainly C14, with a major restoration in 1885. Built of flint with stone quoins and black glazed pantile roof. Nave, north aisle, south porch, south tower, south aisle and chancel, Clerestorey removed and nave roof re-built in circa 1790. Brick and stone west gable parapet with restored curvilinear style window below. North aisle with north door and 3 curvilinear style window. (2 lights with quatrefoil vessica), South porch with C15 doorway and rebuilt brick parapet with tumbling in. 2 stage tower with stepped diagonal buttresses to the south, and battlemented flushwork top. Curvilinear style window and bell openings with 'Y' tracery, South aisle with 1 south window and 1 east window, and chancel With 3 south windows with C19 priests door under central window, 2 windows to the north and east window all in the curvilinear style. North arcade C14, of 4 bays with octagonal piers, moulded base and capitals. South arcade C13, 4 bays, with C14 responds, moulded base and capitals. Tower door in arch, with mediaeval iron work. Chancel, nearly all rebuilt, with to south a niche with curvilinear tracery, ogee hood mould with crockets and a piscina to the right on an octagonal column with base and capital. On the north wall a fine monument, probably William de Kerdeston died 1361. He lies on a bed of pebbles on a tomb chest with eight weepers, and above a canopy with two tall ogee arches, with a pendant between the quatrefoils in the spandrels, with a band of Perpendicular tracery behind. Brass to Sir William de Kerdeston and his wife Cecily (died 1391). Early C13 square font with shallow blind arcade, of Purbeck Marble. Poppy head bench ends some with wild beasts in chancel and at the west end of the nave. East window dated 1867, by A. & H. H. O'Connor. Churchyard, raised above Church Hill, and retained by red brick wall to north, with raking buttresses, and attached to the north aisle wall. (M. J, Sayer M.A. Reepham's Three Churches T. Hugh Bryant The Churches of Norfolk. Norwich Mercury Series part 2 No. CCCXCIII)

Listing NGR: TG1013822856

Selected Sources

Books and journals
Sayer, M J , Reephams Three Churches
Hugh Bryant, T, 'Norwich Mercury Series Part 2' in The Churches of Norfolk, , Vol. 393, ()

National Grid Reference: TG 10138 22856

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