Record Details

NHER Number:13441
Type of record:Building
Name:Church of St Cuthbert, Wroxham Road, Sprowston

Summary

St Cuthbert's church was built in 1886 by A.R.G. Fleming, and has a wide aisleless interior and an arch-braced roof. Of particular interest is the octagonal Perpendicular style font, which was originally from Kempstone Church.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 2413 1118
Map Sheet:TG21SW
Parish:SPROWSTON, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Building itself is of red brick Gothic Revival around 1900, but contains the octagonal Perpendicular style font from Kempstone Church.
Newspaper cutting in file (S1).

Monument Types

  • CHURCH (19th Century to 21st Century - 1886 AD to 2100 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FONT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

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 672.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1988. Vicar takes his turn with digger. 5 May.

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