CHURCH OF ST MARY

Overview

Heritage Category:
Listed Building
Grade:
I
List Entry Number:
1151958
Date first listed:
23-Jun-1960
Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY

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Ordnance survey map of CHURCH OF ST MARY
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Location

Statutory Address:
CHURCH OF ST MARY

The building or site itself may lie within the boundary of more than one authority.

County:
Norfolk
District:
Breckland (District Authority)
Parish:
Bradenham
National Grid Reference:
TF 93087 08387

Details

BRADENHAM EAST BRADENHAM TF 90 NW 6/4 Church of St.Mary 23:6:60

- I

Parish church. Medieval and later. Flint with ashlar and some brick dressings. Lead roofs. West tower; aisled nave with north porch; chancel. C14 and C15 tower with angle buttresses. Ogee and wave-moulded west doorway with a C19 3-light traceried window above. Relieving arches in flint and stone to middle stage with rectangular loops below. 2-light Perpendicular bell-openings with super-mullions and shallow heads. Post-Medieval brick crenellated parapet. Aisles flank tower; west walls with a 2-light panel traceried window to north and a post-Medieval 2-light Y-traceried window to south. C15 2-storey north porch with stair turret to west. Arched entrance with a 3-light window above with brick chamfered mullions. 2-light cusped side windows. Kneeler finials of mutilated figures. C14 north doorway with filletted rolls dying into plain jambs. 2 2-light panel-traceried north windows and a similar 3-light eastern aisle window. Similar fenestration to south aisle with a C14 doorway of dying filletted rolls. 6 C14 quatrefoil clearstorey windows with a pair of late-Medieval 3-light additions to eastern end. Former C14 roof-line visible on eastern face of tower. Chancel with 4 2-light panel traceried windows and opposing priests' doors (blocked to south). C19 3-light reticulated east window. Octagonal kneeler turrets to east gable. Interior. C14 4-bay nave arcades of 2 hollow-chamfered orders on octagonal piers. Similar chancel arch. Tower arch partially blocked. Cusped piscina in south aisle beside a Medieval altar slab. C15 moulded and arch braced aisle roofs. Chancel with plain arched piscina. C14 octagonal font with C17 crown cover. 3 fine wall monuments.

Listing NGR: TF9308708387

Legacy

The contents of this record have been generated from a legacy data system.

Legacy System number:
221001
Legacy System:
LBS

Legal

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

End of official listing

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Date: 12 Aug 2001
Reference: IOE01/05330/19
Rights: Copyright IoE Mr Colin Johnston. Source Historic England Archive
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