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Church of St Michael

A Grade II* Listed Building in Brampton, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.768 / 52°46'4"N

Longitude: 1.3038 / 1°18'13"E

OS Eastings: 622974

OS Northings: 324051

OS Grid: TG229240

Mapcode National: GBR WG1.DGM

Mapcode Global: WHMSW.0P4B

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 10 May 1961

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1050959

English Heritage Legacy ID: 227964

Location: Brampton, Broadland, Norfolk, NR10

County: Norfolk

District: Broadland

Civil Parish: Brampton

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Buxton with Oxnead

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


6/4 Church of St. Michael.
G.V. II*

Parish church. Flint with stone dressings, partly plastered; red brick
additions; plain-tiled roof continuous over nave and chancel. West tower,
nave, chancel, north and south porches, north-east chapel in ruins; lancet
in east wall. C13 fabric with addition in late C16 and C18. West tower
probably C13 in origin with late C16 upper stage with embattled parapet. Two-
light sound openings with hollow-chamfered brick mullions and reveals. Stage-
buttresses at division between nave and chancel. Two lancets and priest's
door in south wall of chancel. Massive brick angle-buttresses at east wall.
C18 crow-stepped brick east gable with H.S. 1711 in tie-irons. C19 east window
with geometrical tracery. C18 south porch of brick, plastered over : pantiled
roof with parapeted gable. C17 brick north porch with crow-stepped gable;
semi-circular headed doorway with moulded brick, pilasters and entablature.
Remains of rood stair in south wall. The chancel contains fine monuments to
the Paston family : Sir Clement Paston (died 1597) : an alabaster tomb-chest
with figure in full armour reclining on a half-rolled mat kneeling figure of
his wife Alice. Lady Katherine Paston (died 1636) by Nicholas Stone; a marble
bust on a pedestal with segmental pediment over.

Listing NGR: TG2297424051

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