Monument record OUL 004 - Church of St Michael (Med)
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|Grid reference||Centred TM 5100 9357 (101m by 104m) (Centred on)|
|Civil Parish||OULTON, WAVENEY, SUFFOLK|
Type and Period (3)
Medieval Church of St Michael - none recorded at Oulton in the Domesday survey although claimed in (S2).
Church of St Michael. Probably Norman, tri-portite originally, central Norman tower, chancel, rebuilt in C14 & nave much altered in C15. Ruined chapel nearby. Traces of (Norman?) S transept from original cruciform church (S3). For details see (S1)(S2).
Scarfe records this as a probable Domesday Minster (S4).
1978: group of Medieval decorated tiles with both raised and impressed decoration. Sizes 12.5" X 11" X 1.75" (mainly, though only 1 has all dimensions present) and 6" X 6.5" X 1.25" (1). Photos in parish file. Said to have been found in churchyard in 1978 - no further details (S5).
2005: impressed medieval tiles recovered when a fresh grave was dug into sand reported by Paul Durbidge (copy of communication not located in 2013)(S5).
2008: for church recording and monitoring of groundworks see PMed.
- <S1> SSF16083 Bibliographic reference: Pevsner N & Radcliffe E. 1974. The Buildings of England: Suffolk. 387.
- <S2> SSF3293 Bibliographic reference: Cautley H M. 1975. Suffolk Churches. 337.
- <S3> SSF6994 (No record type): Goult W, A Survey of Suffolk Parish History, East Suffolk I-Y, 1990.
- <S4> SSF50087 Bibliographic reference: Dymond D and Martin E. 1999. An Historical Atlas of Suffolk (revised edition). Scarfe N, 'Domesday Churches', 3rd ed, 1999, map 21.
- <S5> SSF50082 Verbal communication: Personal communication. Durbidge P, letter to Plouviez J, August 2013, photos.
- FSF38172: TILE (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
- None recorded
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Record last edited
Sep 23 2013 11:45AM