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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.

Video Clip

To see a short video clip of the interior of this church, please click below.

Sustead Church video clip

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.
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