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Church of St Maurice, Briningham

Description: Church of St Maurice

Grade: I
Date Listed: 6 March 1959
English Heritage Building ID: 223523

OS Grid Reference: TG0388034394
OS Grid Coordinates: 603880, 334394
Latitude/Longitude: 52.8684, 1.0276

Location: Church Lane, Briningham, Norfolk NR24 2QB

Locality: Briningham
Local Authority: North Norfolk District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR24 2QB

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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

This text is a legacy record and has not been updated since the building was originally listed. Details of the building may have changed in the intervening time. You should not rely on this listing as an accurate description of the building.

Source: English Heritage

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