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Brancaster Saint Mary the Virgin Church.

Brancaster Saint Mary the Virgin Church.



Brancaster Saint Mary the Virgin Church. On the coast road between Hunstanton and Burnham Market the church has a square west tower, 1 bell, nave with aisles, a chancel and south porch. Mainly Perpendicular work throughout there are several tablets to the Terry and Foley families.  Brancaster, Broom camp, 960 Bramcestria, brom (Broom) + ceaster From L castra (camp). A typical 14th century church, with a 15th century tower, Brancaster a coastal village of previous Roman association, with it's Branodunum Roman 'Saxon Shore' fort, and several Roman finds found in the nearby area. The church is said to have "Pretty little windows" this the case with most churches in Norfolk. There are several brasses, these as such names as: Cotyng, Habbys, Tayler, Smithe, Cary and Smith. The font is a plain traditional medieval type, with a carved top that makes it stand out. (It's dating back to 1493, when a gift by Walter Bodham. It has been extensively restored. The lectern was given by the children of the Sunday School in 1912. There is a 17th century alms box near each door. They are of massive construction and have three hasps, in those days the Rector and both churchwardens had to be present to open them, still in use for donations.
Open Dawn to dusk, Brancaster Saint Mary the Virgin Church, west tower, south porch, nave, north and south aisles and chancel. Plain 14th century south porch. Modern roofs and benches. In tower is a fireplace and flue, and also remains of a 15th century coved screen with filigree cusping. Plain octagonal 14th century font and a tabernacled font cover with telescopic action. Arcades, three light window over the chancel arch on which remain the hooks for supporting the rood beam. Two poor man's boxes and the Arms of William IV, dated 1832. Dreadful modern chancel roof. churchesofnorfolk.com by the Old Boi

Brancaster Saint Mary the Virgin Church. Postcode PE31 8AE.
Brancaster Saint Mary the Virgin Church.
Brancaster Saint Mary the Virgin Church.
Brancaster Saint Mary the Virgin Church.
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Brancaster Saint Mary the Virgin Church.
Brancaster Saint Mary the Virgin Church.
Brancaster Saint Mary the Virgin Church.
Brancaster Saint Mary the Virgin Church.
Brancaster Saint Mary the Virgin Church.
Brancaster Saint Mary the Virgin Church.
Brancaster Saint Mary the Virgin Church.
Brancaster Saint Mary the Virgin Church.