Church of St John De Sepulchre, Ber Street - Norwich

Redundant church of C15 to C16 date; closed in 1984 and now in the care of the Norwich Historic Churches Trust. Built of flint with stone and brick dressings. All Perpendicular except for the vestry which was constructed in 1906. Restored in 1866. There is serious and ongoing structural movement at the north-western end of the building, with significant movement in the vestry (now propped) and cracking in the north transeptal chapel. Rainwater goods undersized and large trees in close proximity. Historic England Heritage at Risk Repair Grant accepted; project development underway 2018.

Church of St John De Sepulchre, Ber Street - Norwich
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Site Details

  • Designated Site Name: CHURCH OF ST JOHN DE SEPULCHRE
  • Heritage Category: Listed Building grade I
  • List Entry Number: 1280767
  • Local Planning Authority: Norwich
  • Site Type: Religious ritual and funerary > Church


  • Building Name: Church of St John De Sepulchre
  • County: Norfolk
  • District / Borough: Norwich
  • Parliamentary Constituency: Norwich South
  • Region: East of England

Assessment Information

  • Assessment Type: Building or structure
  • Condition: Very bad
  • Occupancy / Use: Part occupied/part in use
  • Priority: B - Immediate risk of further rapid deterioration or loss of fabric; solution agreed but not yet implemented
  • Ownership: Charity (heritage)
  • Designation: Listed Building grade I, CA

Contact Details

Trudi Hughes 01223 582739

Next steps

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