|Type of record:||Building|
|Name:||St Mary's Church, Great Massingham|
A medieval parish church, mainly dating from the 13th and 15th centuries. The church contains Early English arcades and a 13th century font. Late Saxon or medieval pottery has been found in the churchyard.
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|Grid Reference:||TF 7987 2295|
|Parish:||GREAT MASSINGHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
See (S1) for description of painted screen and carved benches in 1865.
E. Rose (NAU)
Listed Grade I.
E. Rose (NAU) 24 February 1986.
2005, before 9 March. Found while grave digging.
Late Saxon or medieval shelly ware rim.
See description in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA), 8 April 2005.
St Mary's dates from the 13th century, and was largely rebuilt in the 15th century. The south porch dates to the 13th century, and has a good example of Early English arcading. The interior of the church also has Early English arcades, and a 13th century font.
S. Spooner (NLA) 9 January 2006
before 10 June 2009. Casual find whilst grave digging.
Middle Saxon and Late Saxon pottery.
See list in file
A. Rogerson, (NLA), 30 June 2009
- FINDSPOT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
- FINDSPOT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
- FINDSPOT (Late Saxon to Medieval - 851 AD to 1539 AD)
- CHURCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
- POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
- POT (Late Saxon to Medieval - 851 AD to 1539 AD)
Sources and further reading
|---||Aerial Photograph: TF8829F-J. |
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 367. |
|---||Monograph: Pevsner, N. 1962. North-West and South Norfolk. The Buildings of England. 1st Edition. p 178; Pl 8. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|---||Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1996. Craftsman has time on his hand. 16 May. |
|<S1>||Article in Serial: Plunkett, G. A. F. 1979. Norfolk Church Screens - 1865 Survey. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXXVII Pt II pp 178-189. p 184. |
|<S2>||Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1171571. |
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