Record Details

NHER Number:4247
Type of record:Building
Name:Holy Trinity Church


A Victorian red brick church, built in 1865 in the Early English style with lancet windows and plate tracery.


  • Holy Trinity Church, Nordelph, a Victorian red brick church built in 1865. Photograph from  © S. Knott


Grid Reference:TF 5577 0095
Map Sheet:TF50SE

Full description

1865, see (S1).
E. Rose (NAU)

(S2), 1996, in file.

For full details of building and former fittings see (S3) in file.
E. Rose (NLA), 10 August 2000.

(S3) notes that the church was built as a Chapel of Ease to the parish church of St Peter in Upwell in 1865. The church is built of red brick with limestone dressings and a wooden roof. A very plain building, it was built in the Early English style with lancet windows. The church has now been declared unsafe.
See (S3) for more details.
S. Spooner (NLA) 21 July 2006

September 2009.
Church set to be demolished due to subsistance.
See (S4) for further details.
H. White, (NLA), 5 October 2009.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status - none

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Bryant, T. H. 1904. Hundred of Clackclose. The Churches of Norfolk. Vol XIII. pp 168-172.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Photograph: Waite, R.C.F.. 1996. Photographs of the south porch, Nordelph Holy Trinity.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N and Wilson, W. 1999. Norfolk 2: North-West and South. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 564.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Newspaper Article: Lynn News. 2000. New Nordelph church could rise from the rubble - Demolition for crumbling church?. 21 July.
<S1>Monograph: Pevsner, N. 1962. North-West and South Norfolk. The Buildings of England. 1st Edition. p 270.
<S2>Illustration: Various. Various. Architectural plans.
<S3>Unpublished Document: Elders, J.. 2000. Pastoral Measure Report: Nordelph Holy Trinity. 28 July.
<S4>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2009. Elegy for a country church in jeopardy. 30 September.

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