TG1633 : St Andrew's church

taken 12 years ago, near to Wickmere, Norfolk, Great Britain

St Andrew's church
St Andrew's church
Viewed from the southeast. Wickmere is a hamlet with a population of approximately 100 people. St Andrew's church is located some distance away, standing on its own, surrounded by fields > LinkExternal link. The top of the round tower with its 14th century bell windows was added during the 20th century. The other church in this parish used to be St Margaret's at Wolterton Park, of which only the ruined tower remains > LinkExternal link. When St Margaret's church was torn down the Walpoles of Wolterton Hall adopted St Andrew's church and some of its furnishings were moved to there, such as some of the rood screen panels > LinkExternal link which are presently fixed to the 1930s pulpit > LinkExternal link believed to depict the donors. St Andrew's church also houses a monument to Baron Walpole, 5th Earl of Orford (d.1935) and ancestor of Sir Robert Walpole > LinkExternal link. The church is kept locked. For more information see: LinkExternal link
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TG1633, 37 images   (more nearby )
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Date Taken
Thursday, 5 April, 2007   (more nearby)
Submitted
Tuesday, 29 April, 2008
Category
Church   (more nearby)
Subject Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 166 337 [100m precision]
WGS84: 52:51.4740N 1:12.9709E
Camera Location
OSGB36: geotagged! TG 168 337
View Direction
WEST (about 270 degrees)
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