Record Details

NHER Number:7692
Type of record:Building
Name:St Michael's Church, Sco Ruston, Tunstead


This church is thought to be redundant, and has a ruined west tower. The nave and chancel date to the 14th century, and have a bellcote probably built in 1860 when the church was partially rebuilt by Phipson.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 2839 2183
Map Sheet:TG22SE

Full description

Ruined west tower. Church mostly 14th century, much repaired. Hertfordshire puddingstone in walls. Now derelict.
See report (S1) in file by E. Rose (NAU); also survey by A. Rogerson (NAU), and photographs by H. Ashley.
E. Rose (NAU), 11 May 1981.

Listed Grade (S2).
E. Rose (NAU).

See (S3) and photographs (S4, S5) in file.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • DOOR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PISCINA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (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

---Monograph: Pevsner, N. & Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England.
---(No record type): Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Tunstead.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Rose, E.. 1981. Building Report.
<S2>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.
<S3>Publication: Batcock, N. 1991. The Ruined and Disused Churches of Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology, 51. Microfiche 5:G12. p 101.
<S4>Photograph: EPV 1-10.
<S5>Aerial Photograph: BBC 9-20.

Related records

MNO6160Related to: Church of St. Michael Sco Ruston TUNSTEAD (Revoked)

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