Brockdish: St Peter & St Paul, Brockdish

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Standing on high ground above the Waveney Valley just west of the main village, there has been a Church on the site of St Peter and St Paul since before Doomsday. The main structure of the Church is medieval, dating from 14th century, although there are traces of the earlier building - late Saxon and early Norman. It is a Grade 1 listed and the exterior is a typical flint faced East Anglian building with a square tower housing a ring of six bells. The interior was restored in the 1840's and is regarded, then and now, as a fine example of a gothic Victorian interior. The Church has been well maintained and cared for and work is now complete on the construction of a room in the base of the tower to form a secluded vestry and a small kitchen unit. A magnificent oak screen has been carved and is approached by beautiful white marble steps.
 
We have a Morning Prayer Service on the first, second & fourth Sundays in the month, with Holy Communion on the 3rd Sunday, the exception being the fifth Sunday in the month which is a 'rotating' benefice service at Brockdish, Thorpe Abbotts, Billingford, Scole, Needham, Harleston or Redenhall which will be advertised.

Any enquiries for baptisms ,thanksgivings, marriages etc. should be made to the Priest in Charge, Revd Nigel Tuffnell who can be contacted on 01379 308905 . His email address is r[email protected] //

Church Wardens are Ann Cork  01379 668635 and  Jan Croxson 01379 668630

PCC Secretary is Roy Dixon 01379 669144, email [email protected] //

Bell Ringers contact Philip Thompson 01379 668279    [email protected] //

The Church is now open every day once more following the completion of building work from approximately 9am to 5pm

 

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Roy Dixon
14 Causeway Close,
Brockdish
Diss
Norfolk
IP21 4LB
01379 669144 (PCC Secretary) or 01379 851148 (Baptism, Wedding & Funeral Enquiries)

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Sunday

Morning Prayer
Every first second and fourth Sunday at 9:30 AM for 50 minutes
Holy Communion
Every third Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Common Worship
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Remembrance Service
Sunday 12th November 2017 at 3:00 PM for 50 minutes
Carol Service by Candlelight
No Morning prayer today
Sunday 17th December 2017 at 6:00 PM for 1 hour
Christmas Communion
Monday 25th December 2017 at 9:30 AM for 50 minutes

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Designated wider space(s) for people with a disabled parking badge

Assistance dogs (eg guide dogs, hearing dogs, dogs for the disabled) welcome
Stained Glass
     
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Church Open All day every day.
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A Church Near You ID (venue number): 2902
Built: 14th Century
Style of worship: Central
Archdeaconry: NORFOLK (262)
Deanery: REDENHALL (26206)
Benefice: Redenhall with Scole (26/345CL)
Parish Legal Name: Brockdish (260407 )
CofE Church Info: (626407 26/407)
Short URL: acny.uk/2902/
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The current editor is: Lucy Elton

This page was last updated on Friday 29th September 2017
 
 
 
Brockdish: St Peter & St Paul : Church Lane, Brockdish, Norfolk, IP21 4JJ - Turn off the A143 signposted Brockdish. Take the 1st left - Church Road.Take the 1st left (ignore Old Vicarage entrance) into Church Lane which is just a track.Car Park & Church Entrance about 100 yards

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