Burnham Norton St. Margaret
Burnham Norton shown within Norfolk
|Area||14.27 km2 (5.51 sq mi)|
|– density||5 /km2 (13 /sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|Civil parish||Burnham Norton|
|District||King's Lynn and West Norfolk|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Post town||KING'S LYNN|
|Ambulance||East of England|
|EU Parliament||East of England|
Burnham Norton is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. Burnham Norton is one of the Burnhams, a group of adjacent villages in North Norfolk. It is situated, on the A149, some 2 km north of the larger village of Burnham Market, 10 km west of the small town of Wells-next-the-sea, 35 km north-east of the larger town of King's Lynn, and 60 km north-west of the city of Norwich.
The civil parish has an area of 14.27 km2 and in the 2001 census had a population of 76 in 37 households. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk.
The village is located close to the coast, and overlooks the tidal Norton Marshes and Scolt Head Island NNR.
Church of St Margaret
The church of Burnham Norton St Margaret is one of 124 existing round-tower churches in Norfolk, and is a Grade I listed building. David Jamieson VC is buried in the churchyard, as is Diana, Princess of Wales's great aunt, Lady Margaret Douglas-Home. Richard Woodget, the master of the Cutty Sark is also buried here.
- Ordnance Survey (2002). OS Explorer Map 251 - Norfolk Coast Central. ISBN 0-319-21887-2.
- Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Retrieved December 2, 2005.
- Moore, C.N. St Margaret's Church, Burnham Norton, with notes on its Rectors, the Carmelite Friary and Norton village, Seeley, Wells n.d. but 1978.
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- Norfolkcoast.co.uk on Burnham Norton.
- Website with photos of Burnham Norton St. Margaret, a Round-tower church