Record Details

NHER Number:7090
Type of record:Building
Name:All Saints' Church, Walcott, Happisburgh

Summary

This church dates to the 15th century and later. It was built around 1427 and was restored between 1854 and 1877. The font is 13th century and is made of Purbeck marble.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 3605 3175
Map Sheet:TG33SE
Parish:WALCOT, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK
WALCOTT, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK
xHAPPISBURGH, NORTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK

Full description

Perfect and important example of contempoary Decorated and Perpendicular style in one building of one date, apparently soon after 1427. Restored by J. M. Phipson 1854 to 1877. Some tombs and fittings of importance.
See brief notes ((S1) and (S2)) in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 22 February 1990.

February 2006.
Flint with ashlar dressings and slate roofs. West tower, nave and chancel. 13th century Purbeck marble octagonal font.
For further information see list description.
D. Robertson (NLA), 13 February 2006.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • FONT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PISCINA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROOD SCREEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TG3631A, B, C, D.
---Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1169916.
---Article in Serial: Cotton. NARG News. No. 32. no.32.
---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 705-706.
---Illustration: Ladbrooke. About 1820. [unknown].
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2010. Pillboxes and primroses.. 8 May.
---Monograph: Hart, S.. 2010. Medieval Church Window Tracery in England. pp 97, 119.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 1978. Building Report.. Building Report.
<S2>Unpublished Document: The Parish Church of All Saints, Walcott: Statement of Significance.

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