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Church of St Michael, Brampton

Description: Church of St Michael

Grade: II*
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

Location: Brampton, Norfolk NR10 5HP

Locality: Brampton
Local Authority: Broadland District Council
County: Norfolk
Country: England
Postcode: NR10 5HP

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Listing Text


6/4 Church of St. Michael.
G.V. II*

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

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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