Keys to the Past

Church of St Anne (Ancroft)

St Anne's Church, Ancroft (Copyright © Don Brownlow)
St Anne's Church, Ancroft (Copyright © Don Brownlow)

This is the parish church of Ancroft. It was first built in the Norman period. In the 13th century a fortified tower was added to the west end. This would have provided protection from raids from Scotland and local raiding. In the 19th century it was heavily restored. It is a Grade II* Listed Building protected by law.

Reference number:N3967
Historical period: Post Medieval (1540 to 1901)
Medieval (1066 to 1540)
Legal status:Listed Building
Event(s):FIELD OBSERVATION, Ordnance Survey Archaeology Division Field Investigation 1968; D Smith

See also:
Source of Reference
Local History of Ancroft

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