Record Details

NHER Number:10263
Type of record:Building
Name:St Mary's Church, Great Plumstead

Summary

A medieval parish, dating back to the 13th century, but almost wholly rebuilt after a severe fire in 1891. The church has blocked 13th century windows, and a restored Perpendicular window. The brick tower is dated 1711, and is built on top of an older flint base.

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Location

Grid Reference:TG 3019 0996
Map Sheet:TG30NW
Parish:GREAT AND LITTLE PLUMSTEAD, BROADLAND, NORFOLK
GREAT PLUMSTEAD, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Early English, Perpendicular, 17th century brick tower; but mostly 19th century.
See (S1).
E. Rose (NAU)

The medieval parish church was restored in 1875, but the church was almost entirely rebuilt after a severe fire in 1891. The church has blocked 13th century lancets, and a restored Perpendicular east window. The piscina has a reset Early English bowl. The tower is brick on an older flint base, and is dated 1711.
See (S1).
S. Spooner (NLA) 3 January 2006

Monument Types

  • CHURCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CHURCH (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • COFFIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PISCINA (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

---Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1152889.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 483.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 1979. Building Report.. Building Report.

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