TM0698 : St Peter's church- monument

taken 13 years ago, near to Morley st Botolph, Norfolk, Great Britain

St Peter's church- monument
St Peter's church- monument
Monument to John Turner Graver-Browne (1861), by Gaffin of London.

According to tradition the church of St Peter was founded around the year 960. The church is situated in a bend of the same ancient road that also passes through Wicklewood and might have been used by pilgrims to the Old Saxon cathedral at North Elmham or to the Walsingham shrine. At some time in the past the tower, now topped with a pyramidal roof > Link has lost its upper stage. The church interior was extensively restored during Victorian times > Link and > Link but the font > Link is 16th century. The modern east window, commemorating the coronation of George VI and Elizabeth II, is by A.L. Wilkinson > Link. St Peter's church houses several memorials to the Graver-Brownes who built Morley Hall. The church is kept locked.
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Date Taken
Monday, 21 April, 2008   (more nearby)
Tuesday, 22 April, 2008
Church interior   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TM 063 986 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:32.7776N 1:2.5366E
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OSGB36: geotagged! TM 063 986
View Direction
South-southeast (about 157 degrees)
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