Monument record CUP 003 - Church of St Botolph

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St Botolph's church.


Grid reference Centred TM 2100 4911 (63m by 59m)
Map sheet TM24NW


Type and Period (2)

Full Description

St Botolph's church.
July 2005: a brief visual survey of the standing buildibngs seems to suggest that the main body of the nave and chancel belong to the same constructional phase dating to the first half of the 14th century and that the architectural feartues (windows , doorways etc.) are contemporary with the walls. However, there has clearly been sone major alterations including the nave east wall being replaced in brick, a new chancel arch and roof timbers. The excavated trenches provided the opportunity to record the below ground structure of the nave and chancel walls and their respecting footings. While there was some minor differences, the overall character and structural make-up was similar. The 2 test pits revealed that aswell as having a solid, toed, below ground base, the nave and chancel walls had been constructed on a trenched footing containing a layered or mixed fill of clay, flints and unconsolidated lime mortar (S1).

Sources/Archives (1)

  • <S1> Unpublished document: Boulter, S.. 2005. Archaeological Recording: Church of St Botolph, Culpho.

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Protected Status/Designation

  • None recorded

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Record last edited

Oct 31 2022 10:37AM

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