Record Details

NHER Number:8523
Type of record:Building
Name:St Andrew's church, North Burlingham

Summary

A medieval parish church mainly built in the Decorated and Perpendicular styles. The church has an excellent example of a 15th century hammerbeam roof with carved angels. The painted rood screen from the 16th century is a very late example for Norfolk.

Images

  • St Andrew's Church, Lingwood.  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service
  • St Andrew's Church, Lingwood.  © Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service

Location

Grid Reference:TG 3653 1010
Map Sheet:TG31SE
Parish:LINGWOOD AND BURLINGHAM, BROADLAND, NORFOLK

Full description

Norman hoodmould reset over Perpendicular porch.
Mainly Decorated and Perpendicualar architectural features.
Hammerbeam roof with carved corbels and angels, dating from the 15th century.
Painted rood screen, dated 1536, and heavily defaced.
Octagonal 14th or 15th century font.
Various memorials from 16th to 19th century.
See (S1).

One of two parish churches in North Burlingham, the other is the ruined St Peter's, see NHER 8524.

July 1978. Context 1.
Late Saxon and medieval sherds from graveyard.
E. Rose (NAU) 4 December 1989.

Monument Types

  • CHURCH (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • CHURCH (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Associated Finds

  • POT (Late Saxon - 851 AD to 1065 AD)
  • DOOR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • PISCINA (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • POT (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • ROOD SCREEN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Publication: Cotton. 1979.
---Newspaper Article: 1992. Eastern Daily Press. 11 November.
---Newspaper Article: 1993. Eastern Daily Press. 9 August.
---Newspaper Article: 1993. Eastern Daily Press. 13 December.
---Photograph: Photographs of St Andrew's Church, North Burlingham. Colour.
<S1>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.

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