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IoE Number: 224113
Location: CHURCH OF ST MARY,
  STODY, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK
Photographer: Mr E. Downs
Date Photographed: 10 September 2004
Date listed: 04 October 1960
Date of last amendment: 04 October 1960
Grade I

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STODYTG 03 NE2/100Church of St. Mary4.10.60I

STODY TG 03 NE 2/100 Church of St. Mary 4.10.60 I Parish church, mainly late C15, and earlier. Coursed flint. Lead roof. C11 round west tower; continuous nave and chancel intersected by north and south transepts, south porch, all C15. Tower: coursed flint, C15 round embattled parapet of flushwork; lancet west window. 2-light Decorated bell openings. Nave: iron conglomerate in west quoins and wall; diagonal buttresses with stone dressings, north and south walls of coursed galletted flint with some conglomerate courses; 4-light Perpendicular windows under pointed segmental heads, ogee headed lights under panel tracery, hollow chamfered mullions; 2 windows each to north and south nave, one each to north and south transepts, similar 3 light Perpendicular windows to east of transepts, similar 3-light Perpendicular windows to east of transepts. North doorway chamfered. Chancel: part rendered walls, part of screen stair turret to north-west; C13 east window of 4 lights of intersecting tracery, renewed; 2-light windows Geometric and Decorated tracery, one to north, two to south; priest's door to south with pointed chamfered arch. South porch: coursed galletted flint; diagonal buttresses with stone dressings; lead roof; round shafts to moulded arch. South doorway has chamfered arch with moulded upper part renewed; part marble stoup to right. Crosses on gable ends of chancel, north and south transepts and porch. Interior: arch braced roof with vaulted crossing at transepts; double purlins, principal rafters and ridge piece moulded; rose bosses at intersections; stone angel corbels to arch braces at crossing; corbels to principal rafters to nave and chancel of alternating angels and shields. C13 octagonal font in Purbeck marble supported by 8 marble columns, blank arcading on faces. Ogee headed trefoil to piscina. C15 glass of saints, apostles and kings in tracery to north windows.

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