Record Details

NHER Number:4514
Type of record:Building
Name:St Andrew's Church, Barton Bendish

Summary

A medieval parish church, dating back to about 1200, with 14th and 15th century work. One of three parish churches in Barton Bendish, St Andrew's gradually became more important throughout the medieval period, until it superseded the other two churches.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TF 7121 0568
Map Sheet:TF70NW
Parish:BARTON BENDISH, WEST NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

A medieval parish church, with fabric dating back to about 1200, with medieval additions from the 14th and 15th centuries.
15th century for a statue in the chancel, 17thc entury box pews, and 14th century floor tiles in sanctuary.
One of three parish churches in Barton Bendish, St Andrews was the most important and wealthiest throughout the medieval and post medieval periods.
For full details see (S1), (S2) and (S3).
E. Rose (NAU)

1981.
Excavation under floor by A. Rogerson (NAU), and in churchyard, Late Saxon footings, Late Saxon and medieval sherds.
See file and (S2).

(S4) adds Iron Age, Roman, Middle Saxon, post medieval sherds from the churchyard excavation.

File also contains;
List of finds from 1982 excavations inside church Contexts 1-6.
List of finds from 1984 square trench north of church for re-interment of All Saints Church human bone Contexts 7-12.
List of contexts and finds from underpinning of west tower Contexts 13-16.
Note on plan of observations of tower underpinning.
Photograph.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 19 July 1999.

Monument Types

  • BUILDING (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • CHURCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CHURCH (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Late Prehistoric - 4000 BC to 42 AD)
  • POT (Iron Age - 800 BC to 42 AD)
  • FLUE TILE (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Roman - 43 AD to 409 AD)
  • POT (Middle Saxon - 651 AD to 850 AD)
  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • BRICK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DOOR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DOOR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FLOOR TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PISCINA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PISCINA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROOF TILE (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)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW GLASS (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)
  • Xtile pavement (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PIN (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WALL PAINTING (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Photograph: Various.
---Aerial Photograph: TF7105 A,D-F,Q,V,Z-AB,AD,AF,AJ,AK.
---Monograph: Bryant, T. H. 1904. Hundred of Clackclose. The Churches of Norfolk. Vol XIII. pp 1-9.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Leaflet: Guide to the Churches at Barton Bendish, Norfolk..
---Leaflet: Guide to the churches at Barton Bendish, Norfolk..
---Leaflet: 1969. Guide to the churches at Barton Bendish, Norfolk..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. pp 194-195.
<S2>Article in Monograph: Rogerson, A. and Ashley, S. J. 1987. The Parish Churches of Barton Bendish: the Excavation of All Saints' and the architecture of St Andrew's and St Mary's. Three Norman Churches in Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. Rogerson, A. et al.. No 32 pp 1-66.
<S3>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1077860.
<S4>Monograph: Rogerson, A. et al.. 1997. Barton Bendish and Caldecote.. East Anglian Archaeology. Vol 80.

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