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List Entry Summary

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


List entry Number: 1237969



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

County: Norfolk

District: King's Lynn and West Norfolk

District Type: District Authority

Parish: Brancaster

National Park: Not applicable to this List entry.

Grade: II*

Date first listed: 05-Jun-1953

Date of most recent amendment: Not applicable to this List entry.

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Legacy System: LBS

UID: 415134

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TF 84 SW 6/8




Parish Church of Burnham Deepdale. C11 tower, C12 north door, C14 interior, late C19 exterior details and north vestry. Flint, C19 stone dress, tiled nave and aisle roofs, leaded tower roof. West round tower, nave and north aisle, south porch, chancel and north vestry. Tower has base with set off to slightly narrower upper stage, 4 round-headed openings on west face, single north and south round-headed slits, east face with arched opening to nave, perhaps a later insertion, with copper triangular headed opening, above roof ridge the line of a large round headed opening. Exterior details and tracery of late C19 restorations. Door of c.1190 with round arched head re-erected in north aisle. Interior : 3 bay north arcade, C14, octagonal piers with bases and capitals, double hollow chamfered arches. Decorated chancel arch. Important C12 font, re-erected on C19 solid piers, rectangular, stone, with labours of 12 months of year to 3 sides, friezes with bars, foliage etc. Figures under arches : Januarius man with a drinking horn; (F)ebruarius : Seated figure warming himself; Marius : man digging; Aprilis : man p_runing; Maius :Figure either beating bounds at Rogationtide or Risen Christ with banner; Junius : weeding; Julius : mowing; Au(gustus) : Binding a sheaf; Septembris : threshing; Octobris : grinding corn; Novembris : pig killing; Decembris : 4 seated figures feasting at a table. 4th side with 3 Trees of Life. Restorations in 1875 and 1898 : arched braced nave and chancel roofs. Rood figures 1932 by Sir Waller Tapper. East window High Victorian, stained, 1873 good C15 glass fragments collected in porch north and south windows, tower west window, north aisle west window, in square squint by pulpit, north vestry east window. See Michael Crawshaw, St. Mary's Burnham Deepdale, (Cotton, Suffolk, 1972).

Listing NGR: TF8044644307

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Books and journals
Crawshaw, M, St Mary's Burnham Deepdale, (1972)

National Grid Reference: TF 80446 44307


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