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South Norfolk (District Authority)
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TG 29597 04686


BRAMERTON TG 20 SE 5/4 Church of St. Peter 26/11/59 II* . Parish church. West tower c.1300, nave and chancel C14, north transept is 1857. Restored, re-seated and re-roofed 1866. Local tradition holds that the church was built in 1462, reflected by White's and Kelly's directories and the will of Richard Medewe, proved in 1463, leaves 12d to the "construction of the church". Probably the building was partially reconstructed or altered at that date. Flint with ashlar dressings and some brick. Slate roofs. 3 stage square unbuttressed west tower. Cinquefoiled western lancet. Blocked slit light to ringing chamber. 2 cusped Y tracery belfry windows with pierced Somerset infil. Plain parapet with corner obelisks. Embracing tower to north and south are rare extensions in the form of closed rooms, probably part of 1463 work, supported on diagonal flushwork buttresses. No windows. Plain tile roofs at nave height. Gabled south porch with stepped diagonal buttresses and moulded arched opening. Side lights are lancets, that to east under square hood. Plank and muntin south door. One 2-light cusped proto-Perpendicular south nave window. Stepped side buttresses to east end of nave, that to north side mostly removed on construction of gabled transept : diagonal buttresses, 2-light north window and 2-light east window. No west window owing to existence of a gabled C19 vestry built over north door and abutting transept. 2 C14 2-light south chancel windows with cusped 4-petal vesicas. The eastern one is reduced due to early C17 brick priests' doorway : moulded 4-centred arch within moulded square surround. One lancet to north chancel. Diagonal flushwork east chancel buttresses flank 3-light reticulated east window. Interior. Wave moulded low tower arch. Side rooms with traceried squints, that to north now blocked. Octagonal font bowl with, on the underside, fleurons and seaweed foliage carving. C20 octagonal plinth. Nave and chancel roofs of 1866 : arched braces from principals drop to head corbels. Moulded wall plates. Ridge piece and one tier purlins. False hammerbeam roof to north transept. Candle holders and brass reflecting plates survive. Rood stairs partly revealed to south side. Hollow chamfered chancel arch with circular responds rising to fluted capitals. Early C18 altar rails with tapering square section reeded balusters.

Listing NGR: TG2959704686


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This building is listed under the Planning (Listed Buildings and Conservation Areas) Act 1990 as amended for its special architectural or historic interest.

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Date: 17 Aug 1999
Reference: IOE01/01831/03
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr E.M Trendell. Source Historic England Archive
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