Braybrooke,All Saints

Braybrooke, All Saints

Braybrooke, All Saints

A Norman church largely rebuilt in the fourteenth century. Still with a good Norman font with intertwined monsters, fish and seemingly incongruously a cross. A medallion containing the head of a military man, which is likely to have originally adorned Braybrooke castle which belonged to the Griffin family has washed up inside the church. Note his luxuriant moustache and goatee. Also a wall painting with that most sympathetic of saints, St Anthony with his pig, patron saint of lost causes. Monument This is the only church I failed to get into during my recce but I am encouraged by Pevsner’s description “Splendid Elizabethans monument to a member of the Griffin family circa 1565-70. Base with shot pilasters with roundels and a cartouche with scrolls. Main tier with four bulgy Ionic Balusters, the outer ones trebled and set in front ...

Contact & Opening Times

Church of All Saints
Newland Street
Braybrooke
Northamptonshire
LE16 8LW
Email: alexcorderey@edstrom.co.uk The Church often locked but key holder is: Mrs Alex Corderey 01858 464397

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