Record Details

NHER Number:6694
Type of record:Building
Name:St Mary's Church, Itteringham


This parish church dates to the 11th to 12th century. It was renovated in the mid 14th century when the tower was added. Some windows date to the 15th century and the porch was perhaps added in the mid 16th century. It was restored in the 19th century. To the north there is a ruined chapel.


  • St Mary's Church, Itteringham. photograph from  © S. Knott


Grid Reference:TG 1448 3096
Map Sheet:TG13SW

Full description

Parish church, nave and chancel basically 11th to 12th century with conglomerate long and short quoins. Major renovation and tower added mid 14th century. Some windows 15th century, porch perhaps mid 16th century. Restoration 19th century. Ruined north chapel.
Church grade II*. Two tombstone are grade II.
See (S1) in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 1 February 1989.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • DOOR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FONT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PISCINA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • UNIDENTIFIED OBJECT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: Bryant, T. H. 1905. Hundred of South Erpingham. The Churches of Norfolk. Vol XIV. pp 274-281.
---Documentary Source: Martin, T. c. 1700-1799. Collections of Church Notes. Norfolk Records Office. 1731.
---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. pp 578-579.
---Photograph: 1989. Photographic record of Coffin lid in Itteringham Church. Print.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Designation: English Heritage. 1990-2013. English Heritage Listing Notification. Notification. DNF5150.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 1989. Building Report.. Building Report.

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