Record Details

NHER Number:10187
Type of record:Building
Name:St Michael's Church, Long Stratton

Summary

A medieval parish church dating mainly to the 14th century with a low west tower which has a wooden bellcote. The church contains a 15th century font, 15th century poppy-head bench ends and 17th century communion rails.

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Location

Grid Reference:TM 2047 9361
Map Sheet:TM29SW
Parish:LONG STRATTON, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Traces of Norman work. Remainder Early English, Decorated, Perpendicular.
For full details see (S1) in file.
Visited by E. Rose (NAU) 22 March 1979.

June 1981. Listed, Grade I.
Mainly 14th century. 14th century nave and chancel with arch braced roofs. South porch. Low west tower with moulded coping to parapet and later wooden louvred bellcote. Reticulated tracery in east window. Built of flint with pantile roofs. 15th century font with four lions and angels. 15th century bench ends with poppy-heads or castellated tops. Late 17th century communion rail with balusters, and table early 18th century. Stained glass: fragments in nave window heads.
Information from (S2).
S. Spooner (NLA) 4 May 2006

Monument Types

  • CHURCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SITE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CHURCH (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • SITE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • 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)
  • WALL PAINTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TM2093 A,D,E,K.
---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. p 676.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2010. Long Stratton: Vibrant and active village that's long on history. 1 September.
---Leaflet: An introduction to Stratton St. Michael Church..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 1979. Building Report.. Building Report.
<S2>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1304267.

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