Record Details

NHER Number:6808
Type of record:Building
Name:All Saints' (or St Mary's) Church, Gimingham


This medieval church has various later additions and alterations. The nave and chancel are 14th century. The tower and south porch were built during the 15th and 16th centuries. During the 19th century and in 1924 the church was restored and repaired. The 15th century bell frame was restored during the late 1980s.


  • All Saints' Church, Gimingham, a medieval church with later additions and alteration  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service


Grid Reference:TG 2856 3668
Map Sheet:TG23NE

Full description

14th century, nave and chancel; tower, south porch, nave windows 15th/16th century. Much restoration in 19th century and in 1924. Fittings include altar slab? on edge in floor and fine bell frame.
Report (S1) in file.
Detailed survey of bell frame ((S2) and (S3)) in file.
Newspaper cutting (S4) in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 19 August 1988.

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)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • Xbell frame (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TG 2836A,B.
---Monograph: Bryant, T. H. 1900. Hundred of North Erpingham. Vol V. pp 247-255.
---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 474-475.
---Unpublished Document: Yardley, C. J. 2011. The Mun Valley: Historic landscape Assessment and Landscape Character Assessment for Norfolk Coast Project. p 13.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Photograph: EGN 13-18.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. Building Report.. Building Report.
<S2>Unpublished Document: Smith, R.. 1989. All Saints Church, Gimingham: The Bell Frame.
<S3>Unpublished Document: Cattermole, P.. 1989. Gimingham.
<S4>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1988-1990. [Articles on the restoration project of the bells at All Saints' Church, Gimingham].

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