Links

There are a number of good sites with photos and information about round tower churches.

Norfolkchurches.co.uk and suffolkchurches.co.uk has an amazing collection of photos of churches, including round tower churches, by Simon Knott. His photos are of both exterior and interiors, together with interesting comments.

Norwich Diocese has lots of good photos on its site, including Round Tower Churches  http://www.dioceseofnorwich.org/visiting

Norfolk Heritage Explorer has extensive records of round tower churches, as well as information about Norfolk’s heritage in general www.heritage.norfolk.gov.uk

Essexchurches.info (John Whitworth) and essexchurches.com (Ian Rose) include the five Essex round tower churches.

For Kent churches see John Vigar’s website- kentchurches.info and friends of Kent churches- Friendsofkentchurches.co.uk
Roundtowerchurches.de has text in English and German and includes photos of continental round tower churches.

Flickr has a great collection of round tower churches including many from Ireland.

Church Crawler Phil Draper has an excellent selection of church notes and information, with a blog and lots of photos on Flickr.

Norfolk Churches Trust – Norfolkchurchestrust.org.uk – takes care of redundant churches including round tower church at Barmer. They offer some fun bags and aprons for sale.

Churches Conservation Trust –visitchurches.org.uk take care of 28 churches in Norfolk including Brandiston, Hales, Heckingham, Hellington, Moulton, Shimpling and South Elham in Suffolk.

The Ecclesiological Society – ecclsoc.org– has plenty of information about churches, including mass dials.

Anglo-saxon churches website-Anglo-saxon-churches.co.uk– is a huge website with masses of information about all aspects of churches.

Greatenglishchurches.co.uk discusses and illustrates some East Anglian anglo-saxon churches. 

http://thetempletrail.com/round-tower-churches-map/ A fascinating site which covers many kinds of religious buildings including round tower churches. 

http://churchesofnorfolk.com/round-towers.php This is the old boi’s site and well worth a visit.

Using his drone, Bob Mitchell gets some amazing photographs of round tower churches on www.roundtowerchurches.com

There is an interesting site about thatched churches- many of which are in East Anglia  https://thatchinginfo.com/thatched-churches-in-east-anglia/

 

Norwich Diocesan Bellringers have information on their website about towers- including round towers- and their bells  http://ndar.org.uk/

Titchwell and Burham Deepdale are featured on the website for the six parishes of the Saxon Shore benefice – saxonshorebenefice.co.uk.

Other churches are discussed on village websites, such as SeethingBramfield, West Dereham, Rickinghall Inferior .

St Mary’s, Great Shefford, Berkshire website http://www.stmarysandststephens.org.uk/ has information about the church and under ‘fundraising’ progress of the Round Tower Restoration Project.

A wonderful site for those who love the angel roofs of East Anglia- angelroofs.com.

Masses of information about conservation and repair of historic buildings including churches and a good source of information about  seminars and conferences. See the publication Historic churches 2013 for an article on mass dials. www.buildingconservation.com

City Bookshop in Norwich often has books about East Anglian churches www.citybookshopnorwich.co.uk

Please let us know of any interesting sites you know of at: anne.woollett@tiscali.co.uk