Building record HRF 005 - Church of St Margaret

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Summary

St Margaret's Church, Saxo-Norman with a round tower.

Location

Grid reference Centred TM 4766 9781 (28m by 14m)
Map sheet TM49NE
Civil Parish SOMERLEYTON, ASHBY AND HERRINGFLEET, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK

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Type and Period (2)

Full Description

St Margaret's church, Saxo-Norman with a round tower.
There appears to have been a door in the tower of Heringfleet (sic) ... the tower show(s) a deviation from the Circular to the Pointed, and a mixture of style ... straight lined arches prevail (S1).
C11 The mid wall work ... is Sax tradition but Norman character. Rest of church Saxo-Norman as St Mary's Haddiscoe (OS TM49NW2) (R2). Sax round W tower 16 feet diameter externally 45 feet high period C3 (AD 1050-1100) (R1) (S2).

Sources/Archives (6)

  • <R1> (No record type): Taylor and Taylor, Anglo Saxon architecture, 1, 1965, 296-297.
  • <R1> (No record type): Taylor H M & Taylor J, AS Architecture, 1, 1965, 296-7.
  • <S1> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM49NE6, 1978.
  • <S1> (No record type): Gage J, Observations on the ecclesiastical round towers of Norfolk & Suffolk, Archaeologia, 23, 1831.
  • <R2> (No record type): Brown G B, Arts in Early England, 2, 1925, 459.
  • <S2> Index: OS. OS Card. OS, card TM49NE6, 1978.

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Record last edited

Oct 3 2018 9:17AM

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