St Mary the Virgin, Church Lane

St Mary the Virgin, Church Lane, Burgh-next-Aylesham, Norfolk NR11 6TR

Parish church dating to 13th century and featuring a west tower in line with a nave and chancel, and a north porch and a north chapel. The vestry is under the tower. A stone stair vice rises to the belfry level. Both nave and chancel roofs are steep-pitched, and finished in plain tile and thatch respectively. The chancel is a finel specimen of the Early English style of gothic architecture (“the finest in Norfolk” to quote Pevsner), dating from the first 20 years of the 13th Century. Although variously altered over history at east and west ends there still survives a remarkable range of lancet windows on the south side, arcaded on the inside, and set above a continuous arcading of columns and capitals above a stone seat.

Opening Arrangements

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