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Church of St Michael

A Grade I Listed Building in Brundall, Norfolk

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Latitude: 52.6255 / 52°37'31"N

Longitude: 1.4521 / 1°27'7"E

OS Eastings: 633734

OS Northings: 308682

OS Grid: TG337086

Mapcode National: GBR XK9.7YK

Mapcode Global: WHMTQ.88PJ

Plus Code: 9F43JFG2+6R

Entry Name: Church of St Michael

Listing Date: 25 September 1962

Grade: I

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1152849

English Heritage Legacy ID: 228461

Location: Brundall, Broadland, Norfolk, NR13

County: Norfolk

Civil Parish: Brundall

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Braydeston

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Listing Text


7/13 Church of St. Michael,


Parish Chuch of Bradeston, medieval and later. Built of flint with stone
dressings and part rendered with slate roof. West tower, north porch, nave,
south vestry and chancel. 3 stage tower, built 1440-1480, with squared flint
base course, 3 light Perpendicular west window, semi-circular south stair
turret, single light sound holes and 2 light belfry openings with tracery
remaining to west. Gargoyle below parapet to west. North porch with Perpen-
dicular entrance with attached shafts and spandrels, and 2 light windows with
rectangular heads to north and south. Brick parapet gable. Two 3-light
Perpendicular windows, each side of nave, with ogee tracery and Tudor arches.
C15 north door in western bay, with bevelled plank door in single splayed
opening. Blocked south doorway of chamfered C15 brick. Single bay chancel
with diagonal buttresses, and parapet gable with cross at peak. C13 lancet
in north wall, 2 light Perpendicular window to south. 3 light east window
with Reticulated tracery. C19 lean-to vestry. Interior of tower contains
C15 stair door and rectangular stone fireplace and flue. C13 column and
capital embedded in wall between south nave windows. C13 eastern respond
of 3 attached shafts, base and capitals with water holding mouldings. Openings
for rood stair in north wall. Fragment of dropped sill sedilia in south
chancel wall. C13 piscina with cusped head and stone shelf with cusped bracket.
Butt purlin nave roof, the rafters tenoned into the purlins above boarded
ceiling. Arch braces span between wall posts and collars. Early C14 octagonal
font bowl with incised decoration of combinations of mouchettes, quatrefoils
and trefoils. Monument to Thomas Spencer Frost died 1847, by T. Gaffin.
Standing mourning women by an altar. Much of the nave and chancel walls are
of coursed Ferruginous conglomerate suggesting an early date.

Listing NGR: TG3373408682

This text is from the original listing, and may not necessarily reflect the current setting of the building.

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