Record Details

NHER Number:10367
Type of record:Building
Name:St Margaret's Church, Hardley


This round tower and the west wall of the nave of this church are Saxo-Norman. The rest of the building dates to the 14th to 15th century. It contains excellent medieval wall paintings.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 3853 0072
Map Sheet:TG30SE

Full description

Round tower, Saxo-Norman, and nave west wall. 14th to 15th century church with wall paintings and good furnishings.
Unaffected to any degree by Victorian 'restorations'.
Listed Grade I.
See (S1) and (S2) in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 24 January 1983.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • COFFIN (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)
  • WALL PAINTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • Xbell frame (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Article in Serial: Cozens-Hardy B. 1934. Norfolk Crosses. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol XXV Pt II pp 297-336. p 312.
---Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England.
---Aerial Photograph: Edwards, D.A. (NLA). 1995. TG 3800D - F.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Unpublished Document: Wearing Hastings and Norton. 2002. St Margeret's Church, Hardley, Norfolk. Refurbishment of North Porch 2001. Revision A. March.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1993. Village fights to save its church. 21 June.
---Website: Knott, S.. 2005. St Margaret, Hardley. 26 April 2006.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. pp 380-381.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N. 1962. North-West and South Norfolk. The Buildings of England. 1st Edition. p 185; Pl 40.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Article in Serial: Cattermole, P.. 1983. St Margeret's Church, Hardley, Norfolk.. NARG News. No.34.
<S2>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 1983. Building Report.. Building Report.

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