Record Details

NHER Number:8792
Type of record:Monument
Name:Site of Little Carbrooke Church, Carbrooke


There are no architectural remains of this church which was pulled down in 1424. Excavations in the churchyard since the 1700s have recovered a wooden cross with jewels suspended from it, a pewter goblet or chalice, late medieval pottery and burnt prehistoric flint.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TF 9364 0184
Map Sheet:TF90SW

Full description

Site of Little Carbrooke Church.
Finds of pot boilers, medieval to post medieval sherds, jewelled cross, ?chalice.
See list and details in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 29 January 1982.

Field is Church Close on (S1).
E. Rose (NAU).

Appropriate section from (S2) in file.

Monument Types

  • BURNT MOUND (Prehistoric - 1000000 BC to 42 AD)
  • CHURCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT BOILER (Lower Palaeolithic to Late Iron Age - 500000 BC to 42 AD)
  • BRICK (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CHALICE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CRUCIFIX (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • VESSEL (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status


Sources and further reading

---Serial: Blomefield, F.. 1805-1810. An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk.. Volume Unknown.
---Record Card: Ordnance Survey Staff. 1933-1979?. Ordnance Survey Record Cards. TF 90 SW 14.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Medieval. Carbrooke.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Map: [Unknown]. 1844. Carbrooke Apportionment. Paper.
<S2>Monograph: Batcock, N. 1991. The Ruined and Disused Churches of Norfolk. East Anglian Archaeology. No 51. Microfiche 5:G12. No 156; p 53.

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