Record Details

NHER Number:44213
Type of record:Building
Name:Ruined church of St Peter, Stanninghall


Only the lower and north wall of the nave and the 13th century tower of this ruined church survive. The church is said to be ruined prior to 1602 and is mainly Early English in detail.


  • The ruins of St Peter's Church in Stanninghall  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service


Grid Reference:TG 25471 17437
Map Sheet:TG21NE

Full description

Ruined church tower and north nave wall. Tower obscured by vegetation. Flint with stone dressings, and 16th century brick. Said to be ruined prior to 1602 and to be mainly Early English in detail.
See (S1).
M. Dennis (NLA), 30 March 2006.

This church is part of Stanninghall deserted medieval settlement (NHER 8059).

For full detailed report on the church, and references to major sources see file for NHER 8059.
E. Rose (NLA), 2007.

Monument Types

  • CHURCH (12th Century to 17th Century - 1200 AD to 1602 AD?)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Batcock, N. 1991. The Ruined and Disused Churches of Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 51. Microfiche 5:G12. No 82; p 52.
---Monograph: Bryant, T. H. 1905. Hundred of Taverham. The Churches of Norfolk. Vol XV. pp 150-153.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 674.
<S1>Monograph: Millican, P.. 1937. History of Horstead and Stanninghall.. pp 3, 60.

Related records

8059Part of: Stanninghall deserted medieval village (Monument)
MNO3522Related to: Ruined Church of St. Peter Stanninghall Road Stanninghall HORSTEAD (Revoked)

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