Record Details

NHER Number:10737
Type of record:Building
Name:All Saints' Church, Gillingham


Only the 15th century tower of this church and the churchyard remains. The rest was demolished in 1748. Medieval pottery was found in the churchyard.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TM 4111 9232
Map Sheet:TM49SW

Full description

September 1960. Listed, Grade II.
Listing Description:
Remains of former parish church. Late 14th/early 15th century. Flint with brick with limestone dressings; roofless. West tower only remains, the rest of the church demolished in 1748; square on plan with staged diagonal buttresses to west. 2-light Perpendicular west window. Tower arch of stuccoed brick with three hollow chamfers dying into plain chamfered reveal. Tracery missing from bell openings. Details of south and west walls much obscured by ivy growth.
Information from (S1).

All Saints' church.
15th century tower only remains, rest demolished 1748.
See (S1).
E. Rose (NAU), 21 August 1989.

2 April 1980. Context 1.
Medieval sherd from churchyard.

Monument Types

  • CHURCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • SITE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TOWER (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TM4192 A,H.
---Monograph: Batcock, N. 1991. The Ruined and Disused Churches of Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 51. Microfiche 5:G12. No 94; p 52.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TM 49 SW 3 [2].
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Photograph: Ashley, H.. Gillingham, Norfolk. All Saints' Church. A-G.
---Photograph: EYN 37. All Saints' Church. Gillingham..
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 358.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Gillingham.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
---Photograph: EXN 37.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1050579.
<S2>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 1989. Building Report.. Building Report.

Related records

MNO6852Related to: Remains of Church of All Saints, Church Road, GILLINGHAM (Revoked)

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