|Type of record:||Building|
|Name:||All Saints' Church, Upper Sheringham|
The church was built in the late 13th or early 14th century. The side windows date to the 15th century when the porch was probably also constructed. Abbot Upcher's mausoleum was added to the north of the church in 1820. Inside is an important 14th or 15th century roof screen with a loft and carved pews. When the boiler house was removed a number of 13th century stone coffin lids were found.
|Grid Reference:||TG 1442 4185|
|Parish:||UPPER SHERINGHAM, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Basic construction late 13th/early 14th century; possibly chancel 13th century, remainder around 1300, or perhaps all of one date. Side windows 15th century; porch probably of this date. Upcher mausoleum to north added 1820; vestry and roofs of 1848 and 1872. Interior contains important 14th/15th century roof screen with loft, and carved pews. As well as 17th and early 20th century woodwork.; font, probably 15th century. In removing boiler house a number of 13th century stone coffin lids were found.
(S1) in file.
E. Rose (NLA), 31 May 2005.
Two fragments of 13th century Barnack limestone coffin slab found being used to weigh down corrugated iron over a manhole at west end of south aisle. One fragment has wheelheaded cross, other part has double omega. Some damage. Incumbent advised by letter to place inside building. No reply.
E. Rose (NLA), 9 August 1991.
- CHURCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- COFFIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
Sources and further reading
|---||Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1049800. |
|---||Monograph: Bryant, T. H. 1900. Hundred of North Erpingham. Vol V. pp 170-177. |
|---||Photograph: Rose, E.. 2005. KZA 4-7. All Saints' Church, Upper Sheringham. |
|---||Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card. |
|---||Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. pp 660-661; Pl 86. |
|---||Unpublished Document: Cattermole, P.. Upper Sheringham, All Saints' Church. Report on the church bells and bell-frame. |
|---||Unpublished Document: M.H.S.. 1988. All Saints' Upper Sheringham.. |
|---||Illustration: Walker, J.W.. 1896. All Saints Church. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|---||Monograph: Pevsner, N. 1962. North-East Norfolk and Norwich. The Buildings of England. 1st Edition. pp 313-314; Pl 44b. |
|<S1>||Unpublished Document: Rose, E. (NLA). 2005. Building Report.. Building Report. |
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