Tag Archives: Norfolk Churches

Sunday Picture Post: Treading in my Several-Times-Great-Grandma’s Steps

Saturday 22nd August, I shod myself in walking shoes, equipped myself with food and water, and caught the 6:30 am bus out of Great Yarmouth. At Norwich, I caught another bus to arrive at Newton Flotman by 7:40 am. It … Continue reading

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Capitals and Columns

Alas, still unable to wander wide and free; still must draw upon my stores. There is a triangle of land in SE Norfolk tucked between the river and road where, in Days Gone By, the parishioners hired the services of … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Church Flowers

On 21st April 2018 our walk took us past three village churches. And of course, we popped in…

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Where Shall I Sit?

I’m claiming this photo for #2019picoftheweek challenge title: All in a Row which I’m sure you’ll agree qualifies. [For details of #2019picoftheweek challenge see MariaAntonia] But what, you ask, is sedilia? It is what’s otherwise known as the Priests’ Bench or … Continue reading

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Under the Arches

I claim this photo for #2019picoftheweek challenge title Three of a Kind [For details of #2019picoftheweek challenge  see MariaAntonia] Wymondham Abbey was founded in 1107 by William d’Aubigny ‘Pincerna’, butler to Henry I, to serve as Benedictine monastery with attached … Continue reading

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Crimson’s Creative Challenge #8

Welcome to my weekly challenge—open to all—just for FUN, FUN, FUN Here’s how it works: Every Wednesday I post a photo (this week it’s that one above.) You respond with something CREATIVE Here are some suggestions: An answering photo A … Continue reading

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A Call to Arms

In Intwood churchyard there lies a grave, fancily enclosed with a wrought iron grille made shades of green by Nature’s hand. Moss obscures whatever inscription once was there yet leaves for us a useful clue. A coat of arms. The … Continue reading

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Mystery Lady

Who is she, this lady who presides over the south porch portal at All Saints church, Intwood? The photo (#picoftheweek: Mystery) I took because … the light, the preservation, the lichen (there’s even a small cushion of moss on her head), … Continue reading

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By the Parishioners’ Door

There is a group of parish churches in southeast Norfolk with south doors a rival to the rising sun. Dated to early C12th, it’s thought the work was performed by a German or Dutch stonemason who was visiting the area. … Continue reading

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