Record Details

NHER Number:7466
Type of record:Building
Name:SS Peter and Paul's church, Salle

Summary

Standing alone and dominated by its tall west tower topped by decorated battlements, this is one of the most magnificent 15th century churches in the county, entirely of that period except for two windows which are probably 19th century. It contains contemporary painted woodwork items, a carved font and many other features.

Images - none

Location

Grid Reference:TG 1103 2488
Map Sheet:TG12SW
Parish:SALLE, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

One of the most magnificent Perpendicular churches in the county, entirely of that period except for two windows probably 19th century.
Contains contemporary painted woodwork items.
See brief notes (S1), press cuttings (S2)-(S5), (S8) and postcard in file.
See (S6) for listing.
E. Rose (NLA), 5 February 1990.

1996. Beaker sherd from churchyard. See file.

This is one of the sixty five Norfolk churches selected for (S7).
D. Gurney (NLA), 17 February 2006








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Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • POT (Beaker - 2300 BC to 1700 BC)
  • DOOR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • 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 (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TG 1124A-S.
---Website: Knott, S.. 2005. http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/salle/salle.htm.
---Article in monograph: 1779. Humphrey Repton illustration 'N.E. View of Sall Church in Norfolk'.. Bonham's Catalogue. Sale contents of The Old Rectory, Banningham..
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2010. The road to nowhere. 20 July.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2011. Salle Church.. 23 February.
---Leaflet: Linnel, C.. 1955. Salle..
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2012. Concert for historic church. 29 June.
---Photograph: 1987. Photographs of SS Peter and Paul's Church , Salle. Black & white.
---Article in serial: Fawcett, R. 1980. Salle Church. Archaeological Journal. Vol 137 pp 332-333.
---Article in serial: King, D. 1980. Salle Church - The Glazing. Archaeological Journal. Vol 137 pp 333-335.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: Rose, E. (NAU). 1977. Building Report..
<S2>Newspaper Article: 1982. Eastern Daily Press. 30 December.
<S4>Newspaper Article: 1997. Eastern Daily Press. 16 June.
<S5>Newspaper Article: 1997. Eastern Daily Press. 11 September.
<S6>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.
<S7>Monograph: Jenkins, S.. 2000. England's Thousand Best Churches..
<S8>Unpublished document: 2012. DAC Summer Tour Programme 2012: Salle; SS Peter and Paul, Reepham; St Mary, Whitwell; St Michael and All Angels, Wood Dalling; St Andrew, Thurning; St Andrew, Guestwick; St Peter.

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