Description: Church of St Michael
Date Listed: 10 May 1961
English Heritage Building ID: 227964
OS Grid Reference: TG2297424051
OS Grid Coordinates: 622974, 324051
Latitude/Longitude: 52.7680, 1.3038
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TG 22 SW BRAMPTON OXNEAD
6/4 Church of St. Michael.
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
Source: English Heritage
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