Record Details

NHER Number:8985
Type of record:Building
Name:Ruins of St Andrew's Church, Rockland All Saints and St Andrew


The ruins of a 14th century church to the southeast of All Saints' Church (NHER 8968). All that remains is part of the west tower, split completely down the middle and forming two sentinel-like figures that can be seen for miles around.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TL 9964 9592
Map Sheet:TL99NE

Full description

Ruins. Tower only; ?14th century.
Description (S1) and photograph (S2) in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 16 December 1982.

Appropriate section from reference (S3) in file.

Plantation as in report by E. Rose (NLA). Thick summer bramble/nettle growth around ruined tower.
H. Paterson (NLA), 7 July 1999.

Visited at request of owner to discuss programme of tree felling with Forestry Commission officer [1] and [2] of Easton College, whose students will be undertaking the work. Agreement was reached whereby the trees growing on the area of the nave, as revealed by aerial photography, will all be felled. It is anticipated that machinery which might cause further disturbance will not be used.
H. Paterson (A&E), 18 October 1999.

Management Statement (S4) signed 30 November 1999. See copy in office file. Listed (S5).
H. Paterson (A&E), 3 December 1999.

County Council report trees now felled.
E. Rose (NLA), 24 February 2001.

Monument Types

  • CHURCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TL9996A-E, TL9995C, H.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TL 99 NE 5 [3].
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Leaflet: Cotton, S. & Tricker, R.. All Saints, Saint Peter's, Rockland..
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Rocklands.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Slide: Various. Slide.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Rose. E. (NAU). 1982. Building Report.. Building Report.
<S2>Photograph: CCF 18.
<S3>Monograph: Batcock, N. 1991. The Ruined and Disused Churches of Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 51. Microfiche 5:G12. No 103; p 52.
<S4>Unpublished Document: H. Paterson (A&E), MPP. Management Statement.
<S5>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England.

Related records

MNO3520Related to: Church of St Andrew ROCKLAND ALL SAINTS (Revoked)

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