Record Details

NHER Number:4509
Type of record:Building
Name:Holy Trinity Church, Marham

Summary

Only the north doorway and a few fragments of the Norman church remain. In the 14th century the south aisle and porch were added. In the late 15th century the church was remodelled and a small chapel was added, the tower was rebuilt and new windows were put in. Alterations were made throughout the 19th century perhaps including the complete rebuilding of the chancel. In 2004 part of facing of the south aisle wall collapsed.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 7081 0973
Map Sheet:TF70NW
Parish:MARHAM, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Norman doorway and fragments. Decorated porch and south arcade, perhaps remodelled. Perpendicular tower, windows and chapel. Chancel may be a 19th century rebuild incorporating Decorated and Perpendicular openings; other parts of church altered and remodelled.
Good monuments of 1604 and 1847.
See (S1).
E. Rose (NLA), 2 May 1995.

April 2004.
Part collapse of south aisle.
See (S2).
E. Rose (NLA), 17 April 2004.

2012.
Ivy has been cleared off the churchyard wall, which is in a very poor state of repair (S3).
D. Gurney (HES), 12 November 2012.

Monument Types

  • CHURCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CHURCH (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • DOOR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DOOR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DOOR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FONT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PISCINA (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WINDOW (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • Xbell frame (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TF7009 A. Rogerson (NLA)-AU; TF7009 ABY.
---Monograph: Bryant, T. H. 1904. Hundred of Clackclose. The Churches of Norfolk. Vol XIII. pp 153-167.
---Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Unpublished Document: Waite, D. K. 1989. Specification for Phased Necessary Repairs at Holy Trinity Church, Marham, King's Lynn.
---Unpublished Document: Waite, D. K. 1990. Addendum Specification for Phased Necessary Repairs at Holy Trinity Church, Marham, King's Lynn. November.
---Newspaper Article: Lynn News. 1998. [Photograph of Holy Trinity Church, Marham]. 24 March.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 533.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 1995. Building Report.. Building Report.
<S2>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 2004. Building Report.. Building Report.
<S3>*Verbal Communication: Harrison, T.. 2012. [unknown].

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