Record Details

NHER Number:9886
Type of record:Building
Name:St Andrew's Church, Framingham Pigot


The present building was built in 1859 in Gothic Revival style with an unusual tall northwest tower and spire. Inside is a Norman piscina and brass of 1500 of an earlier church. This earlier church had some Late Saxon features and had been considerably altered in the 13th century.


  • St Andrew's Church, Framingham Pigot. The church was rebuilt in 1869 in Gothic Revival style. Photograph from  © S. Knott


Grid Reference:TG 2779 0359
Map Sheet:TG20SE

Full description

Present building 1859 retaining Norman piscina and brass of 1500 on site of Late Saxon church with Roman tile and 13th century work.
For full details see (S1) in file.
E. Rose (NAU), 22 January 1982.

Monument Types

  • CHURCH (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • CHURCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CHURCH (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • PISCINA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Monograph: 1901. The Victoria History of Norfolk. The Victoria History of the Counties of England. Vol 1. p 317.
---Aerial Photograph: TG2703A-C.
---Article in Serial: Gunn, J. 1849. Notices of Remains of Ecclesiastical Architectural in Norfolk, supposed to be of the Saxon Period. The Archaeological Journal. Vol VI pp 359-363.
---Monograph: Bryant, T. H. 1901. Hundred of Henstead. The Churches of Norfolk. Vol VII. pp 32-36.
---Map: Bryant. 1826. Bryant's Map of Norfolk.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1983-1984. [Photographs of St Andrew's Church, Framingham Pigot].
---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. pp 344-345.
---Leaflet: Stedman, M. et al. 1978. Eleven Churches - A Guide to the Bramerton Group, Norfolk. Norwich Printing Services. pp 36-41.
---Monograph: Taylor, H.M. and Taylor, J.. 1978. Anglo Saxon Architecture..
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Roman. Framingham.
---Record Card: Clarke, R. R. and NCM Staff. 1933-1973. Norwich Castle Museum Record Card - Late Saxon. Frammingham Pigot.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 1982. Building Report.. Building Report.

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