St Edmund, South Burlingham
St Edmund, South Burlingham, Norfolk NR13 4EU View on map
Parish church dating from 12th century, with nave & chancel dating to 14th century. Square 15th century west tower which was restored in 1872. Romanesque south doorway with order of shafts with capitals carved with volutes and chevron-moulded arch. Corbel-head over arch. Pointed inner arch with continuous hollow chamfer, south doorway now blocked in brick scallop-moulded capitals supporting an uncarved arch possibly intended to have beak-head decoration. Octagonal 13th century Purbeck font with open trussed ogee cover. On the north nave wall a faint 14th century painting of St. Christopher can be seen. A Fresco on chancel south wall depicts the martyrdom of Becket.
Daily during months of July and August, 10am - 4pm. Can be veiwed outside of these months via key holders as advertised. Advance notice appreciated.
A47 between Norwich and Acle. Turn right at Beighton/Cantley junction and follow road for about half a mile. Turn left into South Burlingahm Road which becomes Church Road. Church on right. Rail: Lingwood (1 mile)
- Wheelchair access: Partial
- Disabled Toilets: No
- Assistance dogs: Yes