Church of Holy Cross, Church Lane, Caston - Breckland

Church of early C14 origins with thatched roofs over fine polychrome and panelled medieval ceilings in the nave and chancel. The thatch to both roofs is slipping and failing rapidly. A repair project is in progress 2018 with a Heritage Lottery Fund grant under the Grants for Places of Worship scheme.

Church of Holy Cross, Church Lane, Caston - Breckland
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CHURCH OF HOLY CROSS
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade I
  • List Entry Number: 1076784
  • Local Planning Authority: Breckland
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of Holy Cross
  • Street Name: Church Lane
  • County: Norfolk
  • District / Borough: Breckland
  • Parish: Caston
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Mid Norfolk
  • Region: East of England

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Priority: F - Repair scheme in progress and (where applicable) end use or user identified; or functionally redundant buildings with new use agreed but not yet implemented.
  • Previous Priority: F
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade I, CA