Record Details

NHER Number:561
Type of record:Monument
Name:St Helen's Church, South of Bishopgate, Norwich


The site of a probably pre-Conquest church, demolished in 1256.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 23666 08971
Map Sheet:TG20NW

Full description

Inferred as pre 1100. Taken into The Close in 13th century (Jope).
The church was demolished in 1256 by Cathedral Priory.

Monument Types

  • CHURCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • CHURCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Article in Serial: Jope, E. M. 1952. Excavations in the City of Norwich, 1948. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXX pp 287-323. p 321.
---Monograph: Batcock, N. 1991. The Ruined and Disused Churches of Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 51. Microfiche 5:G12. No N17; p 175.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 20 NW 99.
---Unpublished Document: Cattermole, P. 1985. Some Norwich Churches as seen in the Obedientiary Rolls of Norwich Cathedral Priory, 1276-1536.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Norwich - Post Roman.
<S2>Publication: Cox, J. C. 1911. Country Churches: Norfolk. Vol II. pp 177-178.
<S3>Publication: Messent, C. J. W. 1932. The City Churches of Norwich. pp 34-38.

Related records

Mon 727Parent of: St Helen's Church, South of Bishopgate (Monument)
377Part of: Cathedral Close (cathedral precinct) (Monument)
Mon 1459Part of: Cathedral Precinct (Monument)
MNO8041Related to: Church of St. Helen Bishopgate NORWICH (Revoked)

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