Record Details

NHER Number:6769
Type of record:Building
Name:St Mary's Church, Northrepps


A predominantly late medieval church, St Mary's underwent significant restoration in the 19th century. Inside, a splendid stained glass window in the south aisle depicts a host of angels and dates from the 20th century, and the remains of a 15th century roodscreen can be seen. Outside, the great church tower rises above the gentle valleys of northeast Norfolk.

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Grid Reference:TG 2446 3906
Map Sheet:TG23NW

Full description

Some Norman and Early English work but mostly late 14th century and late 15th centuries. Perpendicular style roodscreen.
See notes and press cutting in file. For further details see secondary file.
E. Rose (NLA), 22 May 1990.

1991. Medieval to post medieval sherds found, see secondary file.
W. Milligan (NCM), 12 September 1991.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • FONT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PISCINA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROOD SCREEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CLAY PIPE (SMOKING) (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1983. Rector gives angels a coat of paint. 30 June.
---Monograph: Bryant, T. H. 1900. Hundred of North Erpingham. Vol V. pp 203-211.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. pp 620-621.
---Leaflet: The parish church of Saint Mary the Virgin, North Repps..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.

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