Record Details

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


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.


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


Grid Reference:TG 3653 1010
Map Sheet:TG31SE

Full description

September 1962. Listed, Grade I.
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.
Information from (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: [Unknown]. [unknown]. Palimpsests Behind 'Norfolk' Brasses (N).
---Article in Serial: Gunn, J. 1852. Screen at North Burlingham. Norfolk Archaeology. Vol III pp 19-23.
---Publication: Cotton. 1979. [unknown].
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1992. Towering task for villagers. 11 November.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1993. Towering triumph for mini village. 9 August.
---Newspaper Article: Eastern Daily Press. 1993. Bright idea after the big update. 13 December.
---Record Card: NAU Staff. 1974-1988. Norfolk Archaeological Index Primary Record Card.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N. and Wilson, B. 1997. Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East. The Buildings of England. 2nd Edition. pp 419-420.
---Photograph: Photographs of St Andrew's Church, North Burlingham. Colour.
---Monograph: Pevsner, N. 1962. North-East Norfolk and Norwich. The Buildings of England. 1st Edition. p 106; Pl 39b.
<S1>Designation: Historic England. National Heritage List for England. List Entry 1051522.

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