Record Details

NHER Number:6165
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of St Mary's Church, Langham Parva

Summary

This is the site of St Mary's, the parish church of Langham Parva, which was mentioned in the Domesday Book. The church was in ruins by 1602 and there are now no visible traces of the building.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 0042 4136
Map Sheet:TG04SW
Parish:LANGHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

'Site of' on Ordnance Survey.
Stones in hedge on east marks line of east wall? Nothing found in building houses to east.
Information from J. Denny (NNDC).
E. Rose (NAU).

Information from (S1) in file.
R.J. Rickett (NAU) 25 April 1990

Appropriate section from (S2) on file.

(S2) notes that the church is recorded in the Domesday Book, and was in ruins by 1602. In 1743, when the parishes of Cockthorpe and Langham Parva (Little Langham) were united with Blakeney and Glandford the church was described as 'demolished beyond the memory of man'.
See (S2) for more details.
S. Spooner (NLA) 25 April 2006

Monument Types

  • CHURCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • ARCHITECTURAL FRAGMENT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Archive: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Langham.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S2>Publication: Batcock, N. 1991. The Ruined and Disused Churches of Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology, 51. Microfiche 5:G12.
<S2>Archive: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards.

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