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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 C13 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.

Contact

Opening Arrangements

Daily during months of July and August, 10am - 4pm. Can be viewed outside of these months via key holders as advertised. Advance notice appreciated.

Directions

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)

Parking Spaces

60

Disabled Access

  • Wheelchair access: Partial
  • Disabled Toilets: No
  • Assistance dogs: Yes

WC

No