Record Details

NHER Number:7219
Type of record:Building
Name:St Swithin's Church, Bintree

Summary

This largely 14th century church has a Norman pillar piscina and colonette and is in Early English and Decorated style although the windows are rather later being Perpendicular and Tudor. The church was restored in 1873. Excavations for drainage works in 1999 found foundations for the pre 1761 chancel walls.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 0171 2344
Map Sheet:TG02SW
Parish:BINTREE, BRECKLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Norman fragments, late 13th, 15th centuries, 18 to 19th century rebuildings.
See (S1) and (S2).
E. Rose (NAU), 21 January 1981.


20 January 1999. Observation of drainage works.
See details in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 20 January 1999.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • COFFIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • 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)
  • 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
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Unpublished document: Martin, T.. c. 1730. Church Notes..
---Serial: Pevsner, N.. Buildings of England: Norfolk..
---Leaflet: The church at St Swithin, Bintree or Bintry..
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Rose, E.. 1981. Building Report.
<S2>Newspaper Article: 7 July 1975. Eastern Daily Press.

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