Record Details

NHER Number:4559
Type of record:Building
Name:St Botolph's Church, Shingham, Beachamwell


A medieval parish church, which in no longer in use. The church dates from the 12th century, with alterations carried out in the 14th and 15th centuries. There is an excellent example of a Norman doorway with carved decoration.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 7612 0510
Map Sheet:TF70NE

Full description

Norman, 14th to 15th cents; much Jacobean woodwork.

Listed grade I, see (S1).

Medieval sherd from churchyard.

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)
  • FONT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PISCINA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Batcock, N. 1991. The Ruined and Disused Churches of Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology, 51. Microfiche 5:G12.
---Map: Bryant. 1826. Bryant's Map of Norfolk.
---Unpublished Document: RCHME. 1944. RCHME survey.
---Leaflet: Roy Tricker. Beechamwell Churches..
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
---Unpublished Document: Swift, R. L. 1997. Beachamwell. A Study of the Three Ecclesiastical Sites.
<S1>Scheduling Record: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England.

Related records - none

Find out more...

Norfolk County Council logo Heritage Lottery Fund logo

Powered by HBSMR-web and the HBSMR Gateway from exeGesIS SDM Ltd, and mojoPortal CMS
© 2007 - 2019 Norfolk Historic Environment Service