Monument record SEC 009 - Church of St George, Sancroft

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St George's church, Sancroft, otherwise South Elmham St Cross.


Grid reference Centred TM 2994 8426 (78m by 86m)
Map sheet TM28SE


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Full Description

St George's church, Sancroft, otherwise South Elmham St Cross. Rectory. Structure : Chancel, nave, W tower, S porch, Norman S and N doorways. St Edmundsbury and Ipswich diocese, Suffolk Archdeaconry. Beccles and S Elmham deanery. Name : Suthelmeham 1252. Decorated tower, chancel and porch, rest Perpendicular. Position is in NW of the parish (S2).
Name : Sandcroft (Sancroft) in Taxatio Ecclesiastica, circa 1291. Sandcroft or St George in Valor Ecclesiasticus, Henry VIII (S1).
It is thought to be included in the Domesday Survey as one of the two churches recorded for (what is now) the parish of South Elmham St Mary (S3).

Sources/Archives (3)

  • <S1> (No record type): SAU (Martin E), 1981.
  • <S2> (No record type): SAU, Suffolk parishes, a guide to their history and archaeology, 1984-1985.
  • <S3> Bibliographic reference: Dymond D and Martin E. 1999. An Historical Atlas of Suffolk (revised edition). Scarfe N, Domesday Churches.

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Record last edited

Aug 16 1985 12:00AM

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