Record Details

NHER Number:10393
Type of record:Building
Name:St Mary's Church, Moulton St Mary

Summary

The church consists of nave, chancel, south porch and round tower. Construction is of flint with stone dressings, except for the porch and east wall of the chancel, which are brick. The building dates from the 13th century, with additions from the 14th century onwards, including important rebuilding in the mid 16th century. Unusually, the church is set in a walled elliptical shaped churchyard. The interior is full of interest, with 14th century wall paintings and a 13th century font.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 4023 0666
Map Sheet:TG40NW
Parish:BEIGHTON, BROADLAND, NORFOLK
MOULTON ST. MARY, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

The church consists of nave, chancel, south porch and round tower. Construction is of flint with stone dressings, except for the porch and east wall of the chancel, which are brick. The building dates from the 13th century, with additions from the 14th century onwards, including important rebuilding in the mid 16th century.
Unusually, the church is set in a walled elliptical shaped churchyard. The interior is full of interest, with 14th century wall paintings,good furnishings and a 13th century font.
Appropriate section from ref (S1) in file. (S3).
P. Aldridge (NLA) 26 July 2005.

Monument Types

  • CHURCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Leaflet: Cotto, S. & Dalton, D.. 1988. St Mary's Church, Moulton.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Monograph: Batcock, N. 1991. The Ruined and Disused Churches of Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 51.
<S3>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.

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