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St Margaret, Lowestoft Road

St Margaret, Lowestoft Road, Hopton-on-Sea, Great Yarmouth, Norfolk NR31 9AH View on map

Parish church replacing an earlier church which burnt down. Built in 1866-67 by S.S. Teulon of flint with Bath stone dressings. Interior is faced with gault and red brick. Early English style with nave, central tower, and chancel. The interior has the appearance of decorative austerity with a polychromatic effect achieved by eccentric use of red brick round arches and window embrasures. Chancel stained glass by William Morris and Company to designs by Sir Edmund Burne-Jones 1881, to the north Humility and Faith, to the south Hope and Charity. The east window is a Resurrection of 1901.


  • Grant Recipient: St Margaret's PCC
  • Contact for access: Mr J Gunning
  • 01493 661232

Opening Arrangements

All year: Mondays 10am - 12.30 (drop-in), Wednesdays 10am - 12noon and Craft Fair: Every Tuesday from June to August.


Off A12 Great Yarmouth to Lowestoft. Church is on left at Hopton village roundabout. Rail: Lowestoft or Great Yarmouth (both 8 miles). Bus: Service No 708 (Great Yarmouth to Lowestoft), No X1 (Lowestoft to Peterborough).

Parking Spaces


Additional roadside parking.

Disabled Access

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