Burgh-next-Aylsham: St Mary, Burgh-next- Aylsham

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A stunning example of an early English Church on the banks of the River Bure. Its chancel which is below the level of the nave creates a wonderful sense of space and light and peace. There is a fine example of a seven sacrament font.

Parts of Saint Mary’s Church date back to the thirteenth century; it is a light, welcoming building with a part thatch, part tiled roof. Particular points of historical interest include the Chancel, a rare example of Early English architecture of the early 1200’s and sympathetically restored in 1877. The fifteenth century font’s sculptures still bear marks of the deliberate damage inflicted by Cromwell’s men in the seventeenth century.

The kneelers have been individually designed and made by members of the congregation as a millennium project.

 

 

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The Revd David Hagan-Palmer
The Rectory,
24 Brook St
Buxton, Norwich
NR10 5HF
(01603) 279596 (Team Vicar (designate))

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Carol Service
Traditional services of readings and carols; mulled wine and minced pies to follow.
Sunday 18th December 2016 at 6:00 PM for 1 hour
Christmas Carols Mulled Wine
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Sunday

Morning Prayer
Every second Sunday at 9:30 AM for ¾ hour
Common Worship
Holy Communion
Every fourth Sunday at 9:30 AM for 1 hour
Common Worship
Group Holy Communion
The 5th Sunday Group Service travels around the churches of the Bure Valley Group. The Service type being dependent upon which Church it is held in.
Every fifth Sunday at 10:30 AM for 1 hour
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Carol Service
Traditional services of readings and carols; mulled wine and minced pies to follow.
Sunday 18th December 2016 at 6:00 PM for 1 hour
Christmas Carols Mulled Wine
Burgh Fete and Barbeque
Burgh Fete and Barbeque brings fun and games for the whole family. Beer Tent and barbeque and traditional fete activities.Games for children and adults. Duck Race!
Saturday 5th August 2017 at 6:00 PM for 2 hours

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Priest in charge: The Revd Canon Andrew Mark BEANE
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 909
Built: 1375
Style of worship: Central
Archdeaconry: LYNN (263)
Deanery: INGWORTH (26307)
Benefice: The Bure Valley Benefice (26/061EF)
Parish Legal Name: Burgh-next-Aylsham (260068 )
CofE Church Info: (626068 26/68)
Short URL: acny.uk/909/
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The current editor is: Jeanne Buchanan

This page was last updated on Thursday 24th November 2016
 
 
 
Burgh-next-Aylsham: St Mary : Church lane off the main village road, Burgh-next- Aylsham, Norfolk, NR11 6TR

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