|Type of record:||Building|
|Name:||SS Peter and Paul's Church, Wramplingham|
This church features a 13th century round tower with a tall lancet doorway. The nave dates to the 11th/12th century but the chancel was rebuilt in 1448 and the arcade and north aisle date to 1872. A Norman door has been reset in the north aisle east end. The current churchyard is greater in extent than the medieval one.
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|Grid Reference:||TG 1132 0605|
|Parish:||WRAMPLINGHAM, SOUTH NORFOLK, NORFOLK|
Chancel rebuilt by donor who died 1448.
E. Rose (NAU).
Reference (S2) states: round tower with brick lined putlog holes but not bricks in walls, tower arch is doorway in Tredington fashion; tall lancet; so 13th century tower? Arcade and north aisle of 1872. Two 'Decorated' windows in south wall post-date Ladbrooke who shows three windows here. Author connects these with a will of 1470 noted by
source . Marks of these earlier windows still visible on interior only. Norman door reset in north aisle east end; architect's plans of 1872 show it opposite south door. Northwest and southwest quoins of flint only, south wall battered back. Scar line shows chancel was 7 x 14m. Suggests nave is 11th/12th century. Old churchyard was 0.67 acres, now 0.9 acres.
E. Rose (NLA) 30 April 1997.
Press cutting (S3) in file.
- CHURCH (Medieval to 21st Century - 1066 AD to 2100 AD)
- DOOR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- WINDOW (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
Sources and further reading
|---||Photograph: FZZ 12-17. |
|---||Monograph: Bryant, T. H. 1905. Hundred of Forehoe. The Churches of Norfolk. Vol XVII. pp 210-215. |
|---||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 789. |
|---||Secondary File: Secondary File. |
|<S1>||Serial: 1819. Excursions through Norfolk. |
|<S2>||Article in Serial: Pestell. T.. 1997. [unknown]. Church Archaeology. Vol I, March, p 54. Vol.I, March, p.54. |
|<S3>||Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1986. Church repairs bill doubles. 5 August. |
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