Record Details

NHER Number:13136
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Church of St Martin, Overstrand


The site of the medieval church of St Martin which, along with much of the rest of the parish, was washed away by the sea in 1399.

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Full description

The original Overstrand church was washed away by the sea in 1399.
A new inland site was granted by Henry IV in his first year.
E. Rose (NAU), 26 January 1982.

Appropriate section from reference (S1) in file.

Monument Types

  • CHURCH (Medieval to 14th Century - 1066 AD to 1399 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Monograph: Batcock, N. 1991. The Ruined and Disused Churches of Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 51. Microfiche 5:G12. No 201; p 54.

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