Record Details

NHER Number:5153
Type of record:Building
Name:Church of Our Lady of Consolation, Lynford


This Roman Catholic knapped flint and ashlar church was built in 1879 by Henry Clutton for Mrs Lyle Stephens of Lynford Hall (NHER 5150). The nave and chancel were built as one and have four bays of Perpendicular style windows.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 8189 9331
Map Sheet:TL89SW

Full description

Roman Catholic Church, on Ordnance Survey as SS Mary and Stephen, but in (S1) and (S2) as Our Lady of Consolation.

February 1987. Listed, Grade II*.
1879 by Henry Clutton for Mrs Lyle Stephens of the Hall. Knapped flint and ashlar. Tiled. Nave and chancel in one, eastern (sic) half flanked by aisles serving as porches, vestry and confessional. Four bays narrow Perpendicular style windows. Exaggerated intermediate buttresses. Traceried open parapets. West wall with window and buttress supporting bellcote. West doors to aisles, single light windows, flat roofs. Listing inspector did not see interior.
Information from (S2).
E. Rose (NAU), 4 April 1986.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1991. [Illustration of Church of Our Lady of Consolation, Lynford]. 4 November.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Website: Knott, S.. 2004. Our Lady and St Stephen, Lynford. 12 June 2006.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 531.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Designation: English Heritage. 1990-2013. English Heritage Listing Notification. Notification. DNF2149.
<S1>Monograph: Pevsner, N. 1962. North-West and South Norfolk. The Buildings of England. 1st Edition. p 252.
<S2>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1077247.

Related records

30470Part of: Lynford Hall Park (Monument)
MNO6759Related to: Church of Our Lady of Consolation, LYNFORD (Revoked)

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