Record Details

NHER Number:5689
Type of record:Building
Name:All Saints' Church, Santon


This church was rebuilt in 1628 on the site of a medieval church. One of the walls of the medieval church may have been reused. The chancel and tower were rebuilt and the nave was remodelled in 1858 using materials from St Mary's Church, West Tofts (NHER 5156).


  • All Saints' Church, Santon  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service


Grid Reference:TL 8291 8724
Map Sheet:TL88NW

Full description

Also known as St Helen's.
Rebuilt 1628 on medieval site possibly retaining one wall. Chancel and tower rebuilt, nave remodelled 1858 using materials and ?architects from West Tofts. Good 19th century tiles and screen; 17th century pulpit.
See (S1) in file.
E. Rose (NLA), 1 October 1993.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • DOOR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FONT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • TILE (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WINDOW (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Map: Bryant. 1826. Bryant's Map of Norfolk.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Unpublished Document: Carr, R.D.. 1992. Santon Chapel, Norfolk. November.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1994. Country church may shut. 7 February.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1997. Church font stolen. 30 July.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1998. [Article and letter to the editor about the maintenance of All Saint's Church, Santon].
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1996. £18,000 appeal for church in the woods. 30 August.
---Website: Knott, S.. 2004. All Saints, Santon. 25 June 2010.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. pp 628-629.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 1993. Building Report.. Building Report.

Related records

5156Related to: St Mary's Church, West Tofts (Building)

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