Record Details

NHER Number:3205
Type of record:Building
Name:All Saints' Church, Sharrington


A 13th century nave and chancel in one with later additions and a 14th century west tower. The church is built of flint and stone, with a leaded roof. It originally had 13th century aisles, which have been demolished, although the arches to them remain. Inside are four small 15th and 16th century brasses.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 0304 3665
Map Sheet:TG03NW

Full description

13 November 1979. Visit. (S1) in file.
Nave and chancel of about 1300 with later details. 14th century Decorated west tower. Flint and stone dressings with leaded roof. Four stage tower with ashlared plinth and diagonallly set west buttresses. West door with two light window above; sound hole slits, string course, four curvilinear bell windows with four trefoil headed lancets above. Parapet.. Nave and chancel undifferentiated. Piers of about 1300 and arches of three bay demolished aisles built into walls. Nave north wall two three light Perpendicular and one triple lancet window; nave south wall one three light Perpendicular, one single lancet and one Y tracery window. Priest's door of about 1300 intersecting tracery east window and angle piscina in chancel. Sedilia is flat stone seat in window embrasure. 19th century arched braced roof on alternate long and short wall posts on 19th century carved corbells. 19th century font. Four small 15th and 16th century brasses.
Information from (S4). See (S5) for additional information on the history of the church and annotated photographs of the roof carvings.
E. Rose (NAU), September 1990.

Article missing from file [J. Yates, 12 October 2010].

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds - none

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Bryant, T. H. 1902. Hundred of Holt. The Churches of Norfolk. Vol IX. pp 140-144.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2009. Historic churches awarded millions of pounds for essential maintenance work. 4 March.
---Leaflet: 1976. The Church of All Saints, Sharrington, Norfolk..
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Unpublished Document: E. Rose. 1979. Building Report.. Building Report.
<S2>Monograph: Pevsner, N. 1962. North-East Norfolk and Norwich. The Buildings of England. 1st Edition. pp 312-313.
<S3>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1980. Govt. aid saves church. 16 May.
<S4>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1305969.
<S5>Unpublished Report: Haward, B. 1998. Sharrington, Norfolk, All Saints Church. Building History & Roof Carvings.
<S6>Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1996. [unknown]. 9 November.

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