Record Details

NHER Number:13192
Type of record:Building
Name:St Mary's Church, Great Snoring

Summary

This church dates to the 13th to 15th century. The western tower has a very tall arch and may have had a spire until 1800 and has a fireplace and a garderobe on the first floor. The decorated screen has been restored with the original, now defaced, paintings made in the second half of the 15th century. In the west of the churchyard is the base of a medieval stone cross.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 9463 3452
Map Sheet:TF93SW
Parish:GREAT SNORING, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

15 November 1979. Visit.
13th to 15th century. West tower, tall arch and spire until 1800. Has fireplace and garderobe on first floor. Decorated screen has been restored with the original, now defaced, paintings made in the second half of the 15th century. In the churchyard is the base of a medieval stone cross.
See (S1).
E. Rose (NAU), 1979.

16 December 1998. Observation of drainage trench on north side of church.
Base of rood stair turret and base of north wall of ?vestry on north side of chancel observed.
See (S2).
A. Rogerson (NLA), 16 December 1998.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • 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)
  • ROOD SCREEN (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

---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1981. Grant for work on church panel. 24 February. 2.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1976. 15th century glass used. 29 September.
---Graphic material: Various. Various. Architectural plans..
---Illustration: Cotman, J.S.. 1815. Great Snoring Church, Norfolk sketched 1815.
---Unpublished document: Rogerson, A.. 1998. St Mary's Church, Great Snoring. Observation of drainage trenches.. 16 December.
---Unpublished document: Birdsall, N. H.. 1998. Letter. Great Snoring Parish Church.. 29 December.
---Unpublished document: Robins, P. K.. 1997. Churchyard Memorial Inscriptions for St Mary's, Great Snoring.
---Illustration: Infra red mosaic of Snoring Church showing positions of buried tombstones.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1996. Praying for cash help. 30 August.
<S1>Unpublished document: Rose, E. (NAU). 1979. Building Report.

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