Record Details

NHER Number:6111
Type of record:Building
Name:St Nicholas' Church, Gasthorpe

Summary

These are the standing ruins of a medieval church which fell into disuse in the 17th century after its village was abandoned. The remains consists of a nave of about 1100, a 13th century chancel and a 15th or 16th century tower.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TL 9821 8119
Map Sheet:TL98SE
Parish:RIDDLESWORTH, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

?Norman, 14th and 15th century, now ruined. 2nd century coin found nearby. See report (S1) in file.
E. Rose (NAU).

Appropriate section from reference (S2) in file. Listed (S3).

Monument Types

  • CHURCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COIN (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • FONT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PISCINA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status

  • SHINE
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Publication: Martin, T.. Church Notes.
---Serial: Pevsner, N.. The Buildings of England..
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Riddlesworth.
---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Riddlesworth.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Rose, E. (NAU). 1979. Building Report..
<S2>Publication: Batcock, N. 1991. The Ruined and Disused Churches of Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology, 51. Microfiche 5:G12.
<S3>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.

Related records

MNO4825Related to: Church of St. Nicholas Gasthorpe RIDDLESWORTH (Revoked)

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