Church of St Mary, Black Street, Martham - Great Yarmouth

West tower late C14, nave and aisles mid C15, chancel 1456-69 by Robert Everard. Chancel demolished and rebuilt 1855-61 by Philip Boyce and remainder of church restored. The nave has defective roofing and rainwater goods. A Heritage Lottery Fund Grants for Places of Worship grant was accepted 2017, with repair works to include re-covering of nave roof, repairing clerestories and renewal of rainwater goods. The project development phase is underway 2018.

Church of St Mary, Black Street, Martham - Great Yarmouth
© Nicholas Warns Architects

Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CHURCH OF ST MARY
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade I
  • List Entry Number: 1152351
  • Local Planning Authority: Great Yarmouth
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St Mary
  • Street Name: Black Street
  • County: Norfolk
  • District / Borough: Great Yarmouth
  • Parish: Martham
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Great Yarmouth
  • Region: East of England

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Place of worship
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Priority: B - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; solution agreed but not yet implemented
  • Previous Priority: F
  • Ownership: Religious organisation
  • Designation: Listed Place of Worship grade I, CA

Contact Details

Trudi Hughes 01223 582739

Next steps

Read more about this historic site on the National Heritage List for England