Record Details

NHER Number:6642
Type of record:Building
Name:St Andrew's Church, Metton, Sustead

Summary

The church here may have Norman origins and have been Romanesque in style, as there is evidence of a vanished central tower. The present building dates to around 1300 and has an unusual west tower. Some of the windows are 15th century, the nave roof is 19th century and the north porch dates to 1910. Inside there are several 15th century brasses along with traces of a medieval roof.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 1990 3728
Map Sheet:TG13NE
Parish:SUSTEAD, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Church of Romanesque origin; possible evidence of central tower now gone. Present building dating to around 1300 with unusual west tower; some windows 15th century. Nave roof 19th century, north porch 1910. 15th century brasses; traces of a medieval roof.
1999: Jetton found whilst digging grave.
See report in file.
E. Rose (NLA) 26 November 2001.

See guide in file for NHER 6637.

Monument Types

  • CHURCH (Medieval to Modern - 1066 AD to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FONT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • JETTON (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PISCINA (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

---Aerial Photograph: TG1937A, B, E, F.
---Unpublished document: Rose, E.. 2001. Building Report..
---Publication: 1959. The Church of St Margaret, Felbrigg with Notes on the Church of st Andrew, Metton.
---Photograph: Rose, E.. KBJ 10-13.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Serial: Pevsner, N.. The Buildings of England..

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