Sustead Church Building
This church dates in part from the
- Saxon times the lower part of the round tower
- the 13th Century the four belfry windows in the tower
- the 14th Century the West Porch, the archway behind the pulpit and the south wall
- the 15th Century the square headed windows in the nave, the single bell in the tower
- the 19th Century additions to the Chancel and various repairs and refurbishments.
To see a short video clip of the interior of this church, please click below.
Points of Interest
Worthy of note during your visit are:
- the lack of entrance to the tower from the church
- the round tower, some 48 ft (15m) high and internal diameter of 7 ft (2.1m)
- the simple screen with narrow one light windows
- the 15th Century octagonal font with the armorial shields of local families
- the 17th Century pulpit, originally installed in a (now redundant) church in North Banningham.
- the carved faces at the top of the columns on the otherwise plain pulpit.