Church of All Saints, Stanford - Breckland

C12 and later medieval church, now closed. Leased to the Ministry of Defence and in battlefield training area. Chancel arch in danger of collapse and propped by structural scaffold. Masonry is falling from the tower. Diocese of Norwich and military met with Historic England during 2017 to review the scope of essential remedial structural work required to the chancel arch. The Diocese is considering the April 2018 Quinquennial Inspection report.

Church of All Saints, Stanford - Breckland
© Historic England

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: Church of All Saints
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade I
  • List Entry Number: 1172174
  • Local Planning Authority: Breckland
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of All Saints
  • County: Norfolk
  • District / Borough: Breckland
  • Parish: Stanford
  • Parliamentary Constituency: South West Norfolk
  • Region: East of England

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Occupancy / Use: Vacant/not in use
  • Priority: A - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; no solution agreed
  • Previous Priority: A
  • Ownership: Religious organisation