Record Details

NHER Number:3646
Type of record:Building
Name:St Peter's Church, West Rudham


A medieval parish church, dating from the 13th, 14th and 15th centuries, with 19th century restoration. A window dating to the Late Saxon or Norman period suggests that the church is on the site of an earlier building. The church is no longer in use.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 8195 2764
Map Sheet:TF82NW

Full description

Possible Late Saxon or Norman window.
Otherwise Early English, Decorated and Perpendicular.
Good furnishings.
Site of chapel in yard.
See (S1) and (S2).
E. Rose (NLA) August 1990.

Before 10 June 2009. Casual finds whilst grave digging.
Roman, Late Saxon and Late Saxon/ medieval pottery.
See list in file
A. Rogerson, (NLA), 30 June 2009

Monument Types

  • FINDSPOT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • CHURCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • CHAPEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CHURCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FINDSPOT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CHURCH (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon to Medieval - 851 AD to 1539 AD)
  • COFFIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Newspaper Article: Dereham and Fakenham Times. 1984. 4 May.
---Monograph: Batcock, N. 1991. The Ruined and Disused Churches of Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 51.
---Serial: Blomefield, F.. 1805-1810. An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk.. Unknown - USE SPECIFIC VOLUME WHERE KNOWN.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.
<S2>Unpublished document: Rose, E.. 1978. Building Report..

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