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Church of St Mary

A Grade I Listed Building in Bradenham, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6389 / 52°38'19"N

Longitude: 0.8522 / 0°51'7"E

OS Eastings: 593087

OS Northings: 308387

OS Grid: TF930083

Mapcode National: GBR R9P.D9N

Mapcode Global: WHLS3.2X2V

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 23 June 1960

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1151958

English Heritage Legacy ID: 221001

Location: Bradenham, Breckland, Norfolk, IP25

County: Norfolk

District: Breckland

Civil Parish: Bradenham

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Bradenham West St Andrew

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text

TF 90 NW
6/4 Church of St.Mary

- I

Parish church. Medieval and later. Flint with ashlar and some brick
dressings. Lead roofs. West tower; aisled nave with north porch; chancel.
C14 and C15 tower with angle buttresses. Ogee and wave-moulded west doorway
with a C19 3-light traceried window above. Relieving arches in flint and
stone to middle stage with rectangular loops below. 2-light Perpendicular
bell-openings with super-mullions and shallow heads. Post-Medieval brick
crenellated parapet. Aisles flank tower; west walls with a 2-light panel
traceried window to north and a post-Medieval 2-light Y-traceried window
to south. C15 2-storey north porch with stair turret to west. Arched entrance
with a 3-light window above with brick chamfered mullions. 2-light cusped
side windows. Kneeler finials of mutilated figures. C14 north doorway with
filletted rolls dying into plain jambs. 2 2-light panel-traceried north
windows and a similar 3-light eastern aisle window. Similar fenestration
to south aisle with a C14 doorway of dying filletted rolls. 6 C14 quatrefoil
clearstorey windows with a pair of late-Medieval 3-light additions to eastern
end. Former C14 roof-line visible on eastern face of tower. Chancel with
4 2-light panel traceried windows and opposing priests' doors (blocked to
south). C19 3-light reticulated east window. Octagonal kneeler turrets
to east gable. Interior. C14 4-bay nave arcades of 2 hollow-chamfered
orders on octagonal piers. Similar chancel arch. Tower arch partially
blocked. Cusped piscina in south aisle beside a Medieval altar slab. C15
moulded and arch braced aisle roofs. Chancel with plain arched piscina.
C14 octagonal font with C17 crown cover. 3 fine wall monuments.

Listing NGR: TF9308708387

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