Record Details

NHER Number:8857
Type of record:Building
Name:St Margaret's Church, Garvestone


A 14th century and later church consisting of a west tower, nave with south aisle and north porch, and a chancel. Construction is of flint with freestone and brick dressings. A possible privy and a fireplace in the tower (rare occurrences), indicate its probable former use as a priest's house. The church was restored in the 1990s.


  • St Margaret's Church in Garvestone  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service


Grid Reference:TG 0238 0736
Map Sheet:TG00NW

Full description

Early English chancel. Nave, tower, south aisle and north porch Perpendicular, possibly with Decorated arcade and doors but probably all of one period.
Unusual features in tower denote use as priest's house.
See report (S1) in file.
Grade II* (S2).
Photographs (S3) and press cutting (S4) in file.
E. Rose (NLA), 1 August 1991.

1970s or 80s. Alan Carter Norwich Survey.
See (S5), which includes (S6).
T.E. Miller (NLA), 19 April 2006.

Monument Types

  • CHURCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • DOOR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FONT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PISCINA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • Xbell frame (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Publication: Martin, T.. 18th cent. Church Notes.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 1991. Building Report..
<S2>Scheduling Record: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England.
<S3>Photograph: Rose, E.. FNY 17a - 23a.
<S4>Newspaper Article: 1992. Eastern Daily Press. 6 March.
<S5>Unpublished Document: Carter, A.. Building Survey.
<S6>Graphic Material: Various. Various. Architectural plans..

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