Burlingham (St. Edmund)

BURLINGHAM (St. Edmund), a parish, in the union and hundred of Blofield, E. division of Norfolk, 3 miles (S. W.) from Acle; containing 98 inhabitants. It comprises about 645 acres, of which 623 are arable, and 22 wood and pasture. The living is a discharged rectory, annexed to that of Burlingham St. Andrew, and valued in the king's books at £12: the tithes have been commuted for £207. 11., and the glebe consists of about 11 acres. The church, which is chiefly in the early English style, has an embattled tower; the nave is separated from the chancel by the remains of a beautiful carved screen; the southern entrance is through a decorated Norman doorway.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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