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Burnham Thorpe was the birthplace of Admiral Lord Nelson who was baptised here. His father was the rector and so his family home was the Rectory. Nelson himself is buried in Westminster Abbey The original church dates from the early 13th century but was underwent substantial alterations in the nineteenth century completely renovated in 1905 for the centenary of the battle of Trafalgar.  

Burnham Thorpe Church, John Sell Cotman - Framed Antique Print

SKU: 1177
  • Image Number: 1177
    Title: Burnham Thorpe Church
    Artist: John Sell Cotman

    Engraver: William Wallis

    Date: 1819
    Medium: Copper line Engraving with later hand colouring
    Price: £60

    Publisher: London: Longman, Paternoster Row in Excursions through Norfolk, 1819

    Framed size (h x w): 235 x 260mm

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