Record Details

NHER Number:7219
Type of record:Building
Name:St Swithin's Church, Bintree


This largely 14th century church has a Norman pillar piscina and colonette and is in Early English and Decorated style although the windows are rather later being Perpendicular and Tudor. The church was restored in 1873. Excavations for drainage works in 1999 found foundations for the pre 1761 chancel walls.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 0171 2344
Map Sheet:TG02SW

Full description

Norman fragments, late 13th, 15th centuries, 18 to 19th century rebuildings.
See (S1) and (S2).
E. Rose (NAU), 21 January 1981.

20 January 1999. Observation of drainage works.
See details in file.
A. Rogerson (NLA) 20 January 1999.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • COFFIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DOOR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DOOR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • 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)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Documentary Source: Martin, T. c. 1700-1799. Collections of Church Notes. Norfolk Records Office. c. 1730.
---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 393-394.
---Leaflet: The church at St Swithin, Bintree or Bintry..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 1981. Building Report. Building Report.
<S2>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1975. Bintry bells silenced for time being. 7 July.

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