Record Details

NHER Number:561
Type of record:Monument
Name:St Helen's Church, South of Bishopgate, Norwich


The site of a probably pre-Conquest church, demolished in 1256.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 23667 08971
Map Sheet:TG20NW

Full description

Inferred as pre 1100. Taken into The Close in 13th century (Jope).
The church was demolished in 1256 by Cathedral Priory.

Monument Types

  • CHURCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • CHURCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Norwich - Post Roman.
<S2>Publication: Cox, J. C. 1911. Country Churches: Norfolk. Vol II. pp 177-178.
<S3>Publication: Messent, C. J. W. 1932. The City Churches of Norwich. pp 34-38.

Related records

Mon 727Parent of: St Helen's Church, South of Bishopgate (Monument)
377Part of: Cathedral Close (cathedral precinct) (Monument)
Mon 1459Part of: Cathedral Precinct (Monument)
MNO8041Related to: Church of St. Helen Bishopgate NORWICH (Revoked)

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