TG0708 : The church of All Saints - porch and tower

taken 11 years ago, near to Brandon Parva, Norfolk, Great Britain

The church of All Saints - porch and tower
The church of All Saints - porch and tower
The remote village of Brandon Parva consists of only about 20 houses and All Saints church > Link is located beside a farm track > Link by Church Plantation, on its own. Much restored and repaired during the 19th century, a few original corbels have survived, as has the original C14 font > Link. In the southeast corner of the nave there is an elaborate memorial to John Warner (d. 1702) at the age of 21 > Link. The roof was rebuilt in 1860 and the stained glass in the windows is early 20th century; the tower arch is decorated by a hood mould carved with trailing vines, presently supported with props as the keystone of the arch has slipped and there is a danger for the whole structure to collapse > Link - Link. In march 2008, English Heritage and the Heritage Lottery Fund have granted 178,000 towards the funding of urgently required repair work. The church is kept locked, a key is readily available. For more information see: LinkExternal link
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Date Taken
Sunday, 15 June, 2008   (more nearby)
Submitted
Sunday, 15 June, 2008
Category
Church   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 070 080 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:37.8631N 1:3.4835E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TG 070 080
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NORTH (about 0 degrees)
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