Tag Archives: Norfolk Churches

Sunday Picture Post: Walking Back In Time

13th February dawns a drab, mizzly cold day. But regardless, we bus into Norwich and out again, as far as Poringland, And at once we see the first historic icon. These two towers are visible for miles around, built upon … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: By Road and Lane to Loddon

It’s been raining much of late; fields are sodden, farm tracks deep in puddles. Time to take to the roads. We bus to Norwich, and then out to Brooke, from where we’re walking to the double town of Chedgrave and … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: In the Heart of Norfolk

30th January, cold but sunny, and while the bus into Norwich is its usual rattle and roll, the bus that takes us into the ‘heart of Norfolk’ is almost luxurious. Such comfort. Oh, but we notice the cold when we … Continue reading

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Heraldic Devices

This heraldic device is called an Achievement, and it records all the noble in-laws of the deceased. The red hand denotes a baronnet. Thus a person’s genealogy is displayed. I found this in Hethel church where the deceased was buried. … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Ham, Thorpe and Nethergate

14th September saw us taking the bus into Norwich, and out again to Norfolk’s second highest place (Upper Stoke/Poringland) from which “high place” we walked down to the village in the valley. Shotesham. Now to resume the walk In long … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Hellington to Wheatfen

We take the bus to Norwich and another to Beccles and hop off at Hellington Corner – not a village, more a few houses that straddle the busy main road. Hellington itself is a typical old Norfolk village: the old … Continue reading

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Hellington, a Country Church

Tradition, another title from the list Maria Antonia has given us for #2022picoftheweek Hellington church is no longer used for worship, but it is open to the public…although it looked on this day like no one cleans it (see below, … Continue reading

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The Back Way Around Lound

2nd June and the day starts bright. Although it’s a Thursday, thanks to the Queen’s Jubilee, it’s also a bank holiday…which means Sunday bus services. We decide not to go far from home and bus to Hopton, the first village … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Happing on Flordon Common

Out of nowhere, without the slow build usual of spring, Friday 6th May is going to be hot. Not roasting-hot, not height of the summer-hot, but hot.  So fill those water-bottles, pack your sunscreen, and come along with me. Two … Continue reading

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Sunday Picture Post: Water Meadows

11th April, we catch the bus into Norwich, and out to Swardeston, a Norfolk village with two commons, an upper (dry) common and a lower (wet) common. It also has a delightful walk through the Tas Valley. We continue the … Continue reading

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