Record Details

NHER Number:8856
Type of record:Building
Name:St Mary's Church, Whinburgh


St Mary's Church was all built around 1300, though some traces of older work do survive. The chancel was mostly rebuilt in 1889, although there is one suriving 16th century window and some 17th/18th century woodwork. In 2011, Roman ceramic tiles and blocks of opus signinum were observed to have been incorporated into the fabric of the nave in various locations.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 0062 0892
Map Sheet:TG00NW

Full description

All of around 1300, with some traces of older work, except chancel mostly rebuilt 1889. One 16th century window and 17th/18th century woodwork. Redundant.
See (S1) and (S2) in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 27 April 1984.

Grade I (S3).
E. Rose (NAU).

1970s or 80s. Alan Carter Norwich Survey.
See (S4), which includes (S5).
T. E. Miller (NLA), 2006.

6 February 2011. Casual observation.
Romano-British tiles and opus signinum noted in the fabric of the church.
See note in file.
A. Rogerson (HES), 7 February 2011.

Monument Types

  • CHAPEL (Medieval to Modern - 1300 AD? to 2050 AD)
  • CHURCH (Medieval to Modern - 1300 AD? to 2050 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • DOOR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Medieval to Post Medieval - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TG0008A-E.
---Serial: Pevsner, N. & Wilson, B.. 1989. The Buildings of England. Norfolk 2: North-West and South..
---Illustration: Ladbrooke. c.1830.
---Leaflet: Ron Taylor. 1990. The Church of St. Mary the Virgin, Whinburgh.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1990. Restoration costs spiral. 16 November.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1992. Repairs to church 'kept faith'. 29 June.
---Correspondence: English Heritage. 2014. Minor amendment notification e-mail from English Heritage. Listed Building Entry 1152030, Church of St Mary, Whinburgh.. 12/09/2014.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 1984. Building Report..
<S2>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1989. Grants for historic churches. 19 September.
<S3>Scheduling Record: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England.
<S4>Unpublished Document: Carter, A.. Building Survey.
<S5>Graphic Material: Various. Various. Architectural plans..

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