St Edmund, South Burlingham

St Edmund, South Burlingham, Norfolk NR13 4EU

Parish church dating from 12th century, with nave and 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.

Opening Arrangements

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