Record Details

NHER Number:10074
Type of record:Building
Name:St Mary's Church, Tharston


This church is the Perpendicular style and dates to the 13th to 15th century. The tower, east and west sides feature flint flushwork. The church was restored in 1864. Inside, are a number of fine 17th century monuments, a 15th century font carved with lions and flowers. In the churchyard is a mausoleum erected for General Sir Robert Harvey and his family in 1855.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 1903 9427
Map Sheet:TM19SE

Full description

13th-15th centuries.
Restored 1864. Good monuments. Harvey mausoleum 1835.
See notes in file.
E. Rose (NAU) 21 October 1986.

Monument Types

  • CHURCH (Medieval to Modern - 1066 AD to 2050 AD)
  • MAUSOLEUM (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • DOOR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DOOR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DOOR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FONT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PISCINA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PISCINA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TM 1994A-C.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. pp 697-698.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2011. Fund in memory of respected bellringer.. 22 August.
---Leaflet: P.D.T.C.. 1984. Some note son the Church and Villgae of Tharston, Norfolk..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Documentary Source: Martin, T. c. 1700-1799. Collections of Church Notes. Norfolk Records Office. c. 1740.

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