Record Details

NHER Number:1693
Type of record:Building
Name:All Saints' Church, Fring

Summary

This 14th century church was restored in 1897 and has 19th century roofs. Inside is an octagonal 13th century font. There are superb 14th century wall paintings including a painted niche, the Annunciation, St John the Evangelist and St Christopher. The west tower has a pretty lozenge shaped west opening. On the edge of the churchyard are said to be ruins of a possible cell for the priory of Norwich.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 7354 3486
Map Sheet:TF73SW
Parish:FRING, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

On edge of churchyard are said to be ruins of a possible cell for the priory of Norwich.
Information from (S1).
E. Rose (NLA).

Any confusion with site NHER 1631?
E. Rose (NLA).

14th century church. Restored in 1897. 19th century roofs with lower pitches than original. Octagonal 13th century font. Superb 14th century wall paintings including a painted niche, the Annunciation, St John the Evangelist and St Christopher. West tower with pretty lozenge shaped west opening.
Information from (S2).
M. Dennis (NLA), 13 December 2005.

Monument Types

  • CELL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CELL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CHURCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1991. Congregation believes it can save paintings. 20 August.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Archive: Bolingbroke Collection.
<S2>Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 346.

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