Record Details

NHER Number:10397
Type of record:Building
Name:All Saints' Church, Freethorpe

Summary

This small church dates mainly to the medieval period although it has an earlier, possibly Norman, round tower. The interior is mostly Victorian reproduction of medieval style but the window in the south wall of the chancel is an excellent example of elegant Early English style architecture.

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Location

Grid Reference:TG 4086 0550
Map Sheet:TG40NW
Parish:FREETHORPE, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Dr J. Allen (Reading University) notes the presence of reused Roman stone similar to that of which Reedham church is built. He notes a few pieces in the nave.
E. Rose (NLA), 18 October 2001.

This small church dates mainly to the medieval period although it has an earlier, possibly Norman, round tower. The interior is mostly Victorian reproduction of medieval style but the window in the south wall of the chancel is an excellent example of elegant Early English style architecture.
See (S1) historical notes in file.
E. Rose (NLA), 28 June 2002.

Monument Types

  • CHURCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 473.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Statement of Significance. The Parish Church of All Saints, Freethorpe..

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