Record Details

NHER Number:10367
Type of record:Building
Name:St Margaret's Church, Hardley

Summary

This round tower and the west wall of the nave of this church are Saxo-Norman. The rest of the building dates to the 14th to 15th century. It contains excellent medieval wall paintings.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 3853 0072
Map Sheet:TG30SE
Parish:LANGLEY WITH HARDLEY, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Round tower, Saxo-Norman, and nave west wall. 14th to 15th century church with wall paintings and good furnishings.
Unaffected to any degree by Victorian 'restorations'.
Listed Grade I.
See (S1) and (S2) in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 24 January 1983.

Monument Types

  • CHURCH (Late Saxon to Post Medieval - 851 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COFFIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DOOR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FONT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PISCINA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WALL PAINTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • Xbell frame (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.
---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1995. TG 3800D - F.
---Unpublished document: Wearing Hastings and Norton. 2002. St Margeret's Church, Hardley, Norfolk, Refurbishment of North Porch 2001. March.
---Newspaper Article: 1993. Eastern Daily Press. 21 June.
---Website: Knott, S.. 2005. http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/hardley/hardley.htm.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Article in serial: Cattermole, P.. 1983. St Margeret's Church, Hardley, Norfolk.. NARG News. No.34.
<S2>Unpublished document: Rose, E.. 1983. Building Report..

Related records

MNO2525Related to: Church of St. Margaret Hardley Lower Hardley Road LANGLEY WITH HARDLEY (Revoked)

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