Record Details

NHER Number:579
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Church of St Ethelbert, Upper Close


The site of St Ethelbert's church which was likely founded in the Late Saxon period. St Ethelbert's was situated in what is now the front garden of number 6 The Close.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 23449 08742
Map Sheet:TG20NW

Full description

In front garden of Number 6, Upper Close.
Inferred to be pre 1100; taken into close 1096.
Dedication probably pre Norman, also known as St Alberts, was burned down in the riot of 1272 AD.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Batcock, N. 1991. The Ruined and Disused Churches of Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 51. Microfiche 5:G12. No N14; p 175.
---Monograph: Blomefield, F. 1806. The History of The City and County of Norwich, Part II. An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk. Vol IV. p 54.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 20 NW 24.
---Record Card: NCM Staff. 1973-1989. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card - Norwich.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Norwich - Post Roman.

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