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Church of St Mary

A Grade II* Listed Building in Brancaster Staithe, Norfolk

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Coordinates

Latitude: 52.9658 / 52°57'56"N

Longitude: 0.6854 / 0°41'7"E

OS Eastings: 580446

OS Northings: 344307

OS Grid: TF804443

Mapcode National: GBR Q48.03N

Mapcode Global: WHKPB.HQM7

Plus Code: 9F42XM8P+85

Entry Name: Church of St Mary

Listing Date: 5 June 1953

Grade: II*

Source: Historic England

Source ID: 1237969

English Heritage Legacy ID: 415134

Location: Brancaster, King's Lynn and West Norfolk, Norfolk, PE31

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

Civil Parish: Brancaster

Built-Up Area: Brancaster Staithe

Traditional County: Norfolk

Lieutenancy Area (Ceremonial County): Norfolk

Church of England Parish: Burnham Deepdale St Mary

Church of England Diocese: Norwich

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Description


TF 84 SW
6/8

BRANCASTER,
BURNHAM DEEPDALE,
Church of St. Mary.

5.6.53.

II*

Parish Church of Burnham Deepdale. C11 tower, C12 north door, C14 interior,
late C19 exterior details and north vestry. Flint, C19 stone dress, tiled
nave and aisle roofs, leaded tower roof. West round tower, nave and north
aisle, south porch, chancel and north vestry. Tower has base with set
off to slightly narrower upper stage, 4 round-headed openings on west
face, single north and south round-headed slits, east face with arched
opening to nave, perhaps a later insertion, with copper triangular headed
opening, above roof ridge the line of a large round headed opening. Exterior
details and tracery of late C19 restorations. Door of c.1190 with round
arched head re-erected in north aisle. Interior : 3 bay north arcade,
C14, octagonal piers with bases and capitals, double hollow chamfered
arches. Decorated chancel arch. Important C12 font, re-erected on C19
solid piers, rectangular, stone, with labours of 12 months of year to
3 sides, friezes with bars, foliage etc. Figures under arches : Januarius
man with a drinking horn; (F)ebruarius : Seated figure warming himself;
Marius : man digging; Aprilis : man p_runing; Maius :Figure either beating
bounds at Rogationtide or Risen Christ with banner; Junius : weeding;
Julius : mowing; Au(gustus) : Binding a sheaf; Septembris : threshing;
Octobris : grinding corn; Novembris : pig killing; Decembris : 4 seated
figures feasting at a table. 4th side with 3 Trees of Life. Restorations
in 1875 and 1898 : arched braced nave and chancel roofs. Rood figures
1932 by Sir Waller Tapper. East window High Victorian, stained, 1873
good C15 glass fragments collected in porch north and south windows, tower
west window, north aisle west window, in square squint by pulpit, north
vestry east window. See Michael Crawshaw, St. Mary's Burnham Deepdale,
(Cotton, Suffolk, 1972).


Listing NGR: TF8044644307

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