Record Details

NHER Number:8287
Type of record:Building
Name:St Lawrence's Church, Beeston St Lawrence, Ashmanhaugh


Late Saxon tower and north part of the nave. The rest of the church is 14th to 15th century in Decorated Perpendicular style. There are some interesting 17th century memorials to the Preston family decorated with marble panelling.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 3280 2196
Map Sheet:TG32SW

Full description

Late Saxon round tower and part of north nave wall. Remainder early Decorated Perpendicular (14th to 15th centuries). Good 17th century Preston memorials.
For full details see file.
E. Rose (NLA).

Listed grade I.
E. Rose (NLA).

Monument Types

  • CHURCH (Late Saxon to 19th Century - 851 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • WINDOW (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TG3221A, B.
---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 384-385.
---Unpublished Document: Randall, G.. 2010. WEA Norwich Branch practical church exploration course report for Beeston St Lawrence..
---Monograph: Hart, S.. 2010. Medieval Church Window Tracery in England. pp 40, 120.
---Recording Form: Heywood, S. 2000. Norfolk County Council Site Visit Record - St Lawrence's Church, Beeston St Lawrence, Ashmanhaugh.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Late Saxon. Ashmanhaugh.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Slide: Various. Slide.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Miscellaneous. Ashmanhaugh.
<S1>Publication: Taylor, H. M. and Taylor, J. 1965. Anglo-Saxon Architecture.
<S2>Publication: Cautley. [unknown].

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