Record Details

NHER Number:2377
Type of record:Building
Name:All Saints' Church, Helhoughton


A medieval parish church with a 14th century chancel, a 15th century west tower and a late 18th century nave. The interior contains a stone octagonal font and a 15th century brass.


  • All Saints' Church in Helhoughton  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service


Grid Reference:TF 8690 2652
Map Sheet:TF82NE

Full description

Perpendicular west tower, nave largely rebuilt late 18th century, Decorated chancel.
Flint with stone and some brick dressings, slated roofs, leaded tower roof.
Perpendicular west door with double hollow chamfered four-centred arch with fleurons and ball flowers.
Six panel Gothick headed doors of about 1790.
3 bay nave, all details of about 1790.
Early 14th century 2 bay chancel, blank to north, 2 Decorated windows with priest's door in between to south. Decorated east window under brick arch with drip moulds; tracery suggests 17th or 18th century re-arrangement. Interior with Perpendicular tower arch.
Simple segmental nave plaster ceiling about 1790.
Chancel arch about 1790 with wooden capitals.
Stone font, base with 5 attached shafts, chamfered corners with rounded spurs, octagonal bowl.
Chancel with trefoil headed piscina and early 19th century arched braced roof.
Brass with heart in hands, 15th century.
Early 17th century Stuart Royal Arms, but with A( nna) R(egina) monogram and date 1705 added.
Details from (S1).
S. Spooner (NLA) 14 February 2006

Monument Types

  • CHURCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TF8626A-C.
---Monograph: Bryant, T. H. 1900. Hundred of Gallow. The Churches of Norfolk. Vol VI. pp 55-58.
---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. pp 393-394.
<S1>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England.

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