Record Details

NHER Number:4507
Type of record:Building
Name:St John's Church, Beachamwell


The ruined remains of the medieval parish church of St. John's, one of three parish churches in Beachamwell. The tower is the only part of the structure still standing, and dates mostly from the 14th century.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 7432 0576
Map Sheet:TF70NW

Full description

Ruined, 14th century.

Medieval sherds from yard.

See notes and photos in file, and appropriate section from (S1) in file.

Monument Types

  • CHURCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • BUILDING MATERIAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • BUILDING MATERIAL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: Unit TF7405 G,M-R,V,W; AAF H, J,K,L, Cambridge TF7405A,B,C,F.
---Serial: Blomefield, F.. 1807. An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk.. Vol VII.
---Monograph: Bryant, T. H. 1904. Hundred of Clackclose. The Churches of Norfolk. Vol XIII. pp 28-32.
---Map: Bryant. 1826. Bryant's Map of Norfolk.
---Monograph: Davison, A. 1988. Six Deserted Villages in Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 44. p 13.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 70 NW 11 [3].
---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 198.
---Leaflet: Roy Tricker. Beechamwell Churches..
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Beachamwell.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Unpublished Document: Swift, R. L. 1997. Beachamwell. A Study of the Three Ecclesiastical Sites.
<S1>Monograph: Batcock, N. 1991. The Ruined and Disused Churches of Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 51. Microfiche 5:G12. No 88; p 52.

Related records

MNO5040Related to: Remains of Church of St. John BEACHAMWELL (Revoked)

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