Record Details

NHER Number:1575
Type of record:Building
Name:St Michael and All Angels' Church, Ingoldisthorpe


This 14th century flint church was heavily restored between 1857 and 1858. The south porch was built in the mid 19th century. The Norman font was originally rectangular but was altered and is now octagonal. In the churchyard is the base of a medieval stone cross.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 6908 3275
Map Sheet:TF63SE

Full description

Norman tower base and font (recut in 15th century) and possibly other sections. Belfry, nave and aisles mid 14th century Decorated. The pre 14th century chancel seems to have survived until the 15th century when it was rebuilt, the south porch added and some nave windows altered. Chancel rebuilt, probably by Pritchett, in 1858. Ornate new roofs made in 1904.
Cross base in yard.
(S1) in file.
E. Rose (NLA), 11 August 2006.

Has Norman font recut as octagonal. Base and shaft of medieval cross.
E. Rose (NAU).

Cross scheduled.

Monument Types

  • CHURCH (Medieval to 21st Century - 1066 AD to 2100 AD)
  • CROSS (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • FONT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Scheduled Monument
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1986. Norfolk parson facing £136,000 bill. 29 May.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 63 SE 30 [4].
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Newspaper Article: Lynn News. 1980. [Picture of St Michael and All Angels' Church, and the base of an ancient cross]. 23 January.
---Newspaper Article: Lynn News. 1998. Ingoldisthorpe's parish church of St. Michael - picture.. 11 February.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. pp 447-448.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Ingoldisthorpe.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Designation: English Heritage. 1990-2013. English Heritage Scheduling Notification. Notification. DNF365.
---Designation: English Heritage. 1994? -2011?. English Heritage Digital Designation Record. Record. DNF365.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 2006. Building Report.. Building Report.

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