Record Details

NHER Number:8618
Type of record:Building
Name:St Margaret's Church, Burgh St Margaret


A medieval parish church, dating back to the 12th century. The west tower dates from the 14th century, and the church was extensively restored in the 1870s. The church contains a 17th century brass, and an ornate 19th century font.

Images - none


Grid Reference:TG 4449 1401
Map Sheet:TG41SW

Full description

Present church almost entirely of 1876 but retains 12th century Norman door and other fragments, 14th century tower, and north nave wall of about 1700.
See (S1) and (S2).
E. Rose (NLA) 23 July 1991.

Monument Types

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

Associated Finds

  • COFFIN (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DOOR (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • WINDOW (Medieval - 1066 AD to 1539 AD)
  • DOOR (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • FONT (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)
  • WINDOW (Post Medieval - 1540 AD to 1900 AD)

Protected Status

  • Listed Building

Sources and further reading

---Aerial Photograph: TG4413A, B.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N. & Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England.
---Secondary File: Secondary file.
<S1>Unpublished document: E. Rose. 1991. Building Report..
<S2>Scheduling record: English Heritage. List of Buildings of Historical and Architectural Interest.

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