Record Details

NHER Number:10330
Type of record:Monument
Name:Ruins of St Margaret's Church, Rockland St Mary


The ruins of St Margaret's medieval church, close by St Mary's (NHER 10329). It was in ruins well before the 19th century, and all that remains today is a length of low flint wall, the west wall of the nave.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 3121 0399
Map Sheet:TG30SW

Full description

Ruins of St. Margaret's Church, Little Rockland (or Rockland Abbots). Ruined long before 1818.
It had a nave and chancel only.
E. Rose (NAU).

Appropriate section from reference (S1) in file, who says that all that remains is a 7m length of flint wall with a maximum height of 1.5m, probably the west wall of the nave.

Monument Types

  • CHURCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TG 3104A,B.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TG 30 SW 2 [2].
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 615.
---Leaflet: Stedman, M. et al. 1978. Eleven Churches - A Guide to the Bramerton Group, Norfolk. Norwich Printing Services. p 49.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Rockland St Mary.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
<S1>Monograph: Batcock, N. 1991. The Ruined and Disused Churches of Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 51. Microfiche 5:G12. No 127; p 53.

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