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Church of St Maurice

A Grade I Listed Building in Melton Constable, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.8684 / 52°52'6"N

Longitude: 1.0276 / 1°1'39"E

OS Eastings: 603880

OS Northings: 334394

OS Grid: TG038343

Mapcode National: GBR T9V.2MK

Mapcode Global: WHLR6.R5KC

Plus Code: 9F43V29H+93

Entry Name: Church of St Maurice

Listing Date: 6 March 1959

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1049422

English Heritage Legacy ID: 223523

Location: Briningham, North Norfolk, Norfolk, NR24

County: Norfolk

District: North Norfolk

Civil Parish: Briningham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Briningham St Maurice

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

8/29 Church of St Maurice



Parish church. Flint walls and black pantile roof. Fabric of c1300 with later
details. Nave and chancel. Three-stage south-west tower with porch beneath with 4 Y
tracery bell-opening windows. Three bay nave with 3-light switch tracery west window
c1300. Nave south wall with one 2-light decorated window, and one 4-light decorated
window with elaborate curvilinear tracery and mouchettes. North wall with blocked
north door and two 2-light decorated windows. Chancel south wall with two 2-light
decorated windows with straight heads, partly exposed squint and priest's door. North
chancel wall with one 2-light window and late C19 lean-to vestry. Three-light
curvilinear chancel east window with mouchettes. Nave with C14 font. Piscina in
south nave wall. In embrasure of the 4-light window re-set c1200 collonettes and
capitals. Chancel arch and piscina and sedilia, with ball flower mouldings, of
c1300. Two empty niches of curvilinear designs flank east window. Re-used C18
balusters to communion rail. c1800 gothick organ. C19 nave and chancel roofs.
Chancel north window stained c1850.

Listing NGR: TG0388034394

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