Thetford, St Mary

St Mary’s Catholic Church, Thetford

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Name of Researcher Giles Smith

Name or number of building

St Mary’s Catholic Church

Street name

Newtown

Village/Town

Thetford

County

Norfolk

Map

Open Space Web-Map builder Code

Current use

Church (in use)

Nature of original building (if discernible)

Alterations and additions

Please describe (if discernible)

Brick vestry

Approximate General Period

Please include any information giving a more specific date, e.g. date plaque.

Georgian – 1700-1830

Built not to look like a church

Presbytery attached

Form

Church :

Nave and Chancel

Storeys

Single

Walling Material

Flint only

Adjacent presbytery was made from two earlier cottages – Clunch in combination with flint

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Flint Walling Technique

Knapped – mixed

Roofing Material

Slate

Doorway /Lintel Detail

Shaped

Window Detail

shaped

Please describe any outstanding or significant flintwork

the knapped front although newer is attractive and well done

Any other details or information

Any additional observations or comments

Amazing to think that the catholic congregation had to use the neighbouring St Mary the Less CofE church as it was full on Sundays!