Record Details

NHER Number:8254
Type of record:Building
Name:St Peter's Church, Brumstead


The nave of St Peter's is early 14th century in date whilst the west tower dates to the 15th century. The chancel was demolished some time before 1823 and 19th century graves have been dug into the chancel site. The nave roof was thatched in 1834 and there have been several other 18th and 19th century alterations.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 3699 2678
Map Sheet:TG32NE

Full description

Early 14th century with older reused stone. Chancel 1827. Poor condition.
See (S1).
E. Rose (NAU), 14 January 1981.

Listed II*, Two headstones Grade II.
See (S2).

Monument Types

  • CHURCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CHURCH (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • DOOR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • FONT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PISCINA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building
  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TG3626D, TG3726A.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. p 415.
---Secondary File: Secondary File.
---Unpublished Document: Blackman, R. 1993. The Parish Church of St. Peter at Brumstead, Norfolk. A Specification for the repair of the nave, chancel and south porch roofs.
---Collection: Norfolk Historic Environment Record Staff. 1975-[2000]. HER Record Notes. Norfolk Historic Environment Service.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 2017. Broadland church celebrates restoration with family services. 24 July.
<S1>Unpublished Document: Rose, E.. 1981. Building Report. Building Report.
<S2>Designation: English Heritage. National Heritage List for England. List Entries 1049384, 1049385 and 1172242.

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