Framingham Earl is a village which lies approximately
five miles south of Norwich.
W.G. Sebald (1944-2001) - the novelist, translator
and academic - is buried in St. Andrew's churchyard. He
died in a car accident on the Lowestoft Road only a mile
or so from the church. His daughter was in the car with
him at the time but survived the crash. Sebald is
remembered for his hybrid novel/travel/history books
such as The Rings of Saturn and The Emigrants.
St. Andrew's Church
Grave of W.G. Sebald
Sebald, who was a German lecturer at the
University of East Anglia, lived for many years in
the Old Rectory in the neighbouring village of