Record Details

NHER Number:10058
Type of record:Building
Name:All Saints' Church, Wacton


All Saints' Church was formerly the church of Great Wacton. It has a round tower of probable 12th century date which was recoated at the base in the 14th century. The remainder of the church is of the Decorated period, although the finely carved font is in the Perpendicular style and of 15th century date. The east window was altered in the 17th century and restored in the 19th century.


  • All Saints' Church, Wacton. Photograph from  © S. Knott


Grid Reference:TM 1797 9174
Map Sheet:TM19SE

Full description

Formerly church of Great Wacton.

Round tower, probably 12th century recoated at base in 14th. Remainder of church all of Decorated period, late 14th century; only the finely carved font may be 15th. East window altered in 17th century restored in 19th.
See full report in file.
E. Rose (NLA) 17 January 2001.

Monument Types

  • CHURCH (Medieval to 19th Century - 1066 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • DOOR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FONT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROOD SCREEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WALL PAINTING (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1998. Rescue bid for church. 28 September.
---Publication: Cautley, H. M. 1949. Norfolk Churches.
---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 741.
---Leaflet: A brief guide to All Saints' Church, Wacton..
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Late Saxon. Wacton.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.

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