TM2079 : The church of SS Peter and Paul in Brockdish - rood screen (restored)

taken 9 years ago, near to Brockdish, Norfolk, Great Britain

The church of SS Peter and Paul in Brockdish - rood screen (restored)
The church of SS Peter and Paul in Brockdish - rood screen (restored)
The church of Saint Peter and Saint Paul > LinkExternal link - situated on an elevation above the Waveney Valley - was built on a much older site of worship with the main structure of the building as we see it today dating from the 14th century. Francis Blomefield, author of 'History of Norfolk', was rector here between 1739 and 1742. The church was extensively restored in Victorian times and furnishings and stained glass date from this time. The reredos made was made by Gearge France of Merton tiles > LinkExternal link and the modern baptismal font > LinkExternal link has a carved oak cover of Swiss design. The rood screen panels > LinkExternal link are original but were restored, repainted in the original colours and gilded in 1864.
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Date Taken
Sunday, 21 March, 2010   (more nearby)
Submitted
Wednesday, 24 March, 2010
Category
Church interior   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 204 796 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:22.2264N 1:14.1878E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TM 204 796
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EAST (about 90 degrees)
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