Record Details

NHER Number:4475
Type of record:Building
Name:St Lawrence's Church, Tilney St Lawrence


This church is cruciform in shape, with a west tower and a chancel that rises high above the nave and transepts. The church received an early restoration in 1846, but the tower retains some of its Decorated features, and the north chancel chapel has two bays of Perpendicular arcades. There is known to be a windmill site in the churchyard.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 5495 1486
Map Sheet:TF51SW

Full description

14th and 15th century, and 1846. Windmill site in churchyard.
For full details see (S1) file.
E. Rose (NAU), 2 March 1981.

Iron key in Wisbech Museum presented 26 January 1848.

Listed grade I.
E. Rose (NAU), 20 May 1986.

Monument Types

  • CHURCH (Medieval to 21st Century - 1066 AD? to 2100 AD)
  • WINDMILL? (Post Medieval - 1540 AD? to 1900 AD?)

Associated Finds

  • KEY (LOCKING) (Undated)
  • WALL PAINTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TF5414 A,C,D,H-M; TF5514 AC,AD,AH,AJ; TF5515 A.
---Monograph: Bryant, T. H. 1902. Hundred of Freebridge Marshland. The Churches of Norfolk. Vol X. pp 62-69.
---Documentary Source: Martin, T. c. 1700-1799. Collections of Church Notes. Norfolk Records Office. c. 1740.
---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 733.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 1981. Building Report. Building Report.

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