Record Details

NHER Number:1888
Type of record:Building
Name:All Saints' Church, Cockthorpe

Summary

A medieval parish church, parts of which may date back to the 11th or 12th century, with alterations in the 13th and 14th centuries. A 15th century wall painting of St Christopher and the Ten Commandments was discovered in 1989.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 9814 4222
Map Sheet:TF94SE
Parish:BINHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

13th century parish church of Cockthorpe, altered in 14th century. Chancel much rebuilt.
17th century memorials.
(S1) states that main fabric of church is 11th or 12th century, with later additions in the 13th century.
E. Rose (NAU).

1989.
15th century wall painting of St Christopher with the Ten Commandments discovered.
E. Rose (NAU), 10 February 1989.

Before 9 November 2005. Casual find while grave digging.
Medieval pottery sherd.
See description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 14 December 2005.

See (S2) for carved cornice of nave roof and (S3) for the churchyard.
E. Rose (NLA), 16 October 2006.

Article - 1982, missing from file [J. Yates, 30 July 2010].

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • COFFIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DOOR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • HUMAN REMAINS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PISCINA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PISCINA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (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 (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TF9842A, B,.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1982. [unknown].
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1989. Painting discovery. 9 February.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1982. Photograph of All Saints' Church (interior). 12 February.
---Photograph: 1987. Cockthorpe Church. Print.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2012. Future is brighter for historic church. 18 April.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Monograph: Batcock, N. 1991. The Ruined and Disused Churches of Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology, 51. Microfiche 5:G12.
<S2>Publication: Peake, J.. 2006. Glaven Historian. p 61.
<S3>Publication: Peake, P.. 2006. Glaven Historian. p 66.

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