St Nicholas' Church, Brockley
|St Nicholas' Church|
|Location||Brockley, Somerset, England|
|Governing body||Churches Conservation Trust|
|Official name: St. Nicholas' Church|
|Designated||11 October 1961|
St Nicholas' Church in Brockley, Somerset, England dates from the 12th century, and has been designated by English Heritage as a grade II* listed building. The church is a redundant church in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust. It was vested in the Trust on 1 April 1989.
The Norman church has a pinnacled tower which was added in the 15th century, and the whole church was extensively renovated in the 1820s by the Pigott family,. The font is Norman and there is a stone pulpit dating from around 1480. Inside the church is a Royal Coat of Arms dating from 1842 by William Edkins.
The building is used as a local arts venue with service generally being held in the church twice a year, however special permission can be obtained for weddings.
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- Media related to St Nicholas, Brockley, Somerset at Wikimedia Commons