Legsby St Thomas: A place for worship, farmers, locked chest mysteries and grave stories waiting to be told.
The rood screen at Smallburgh is arguably the main focal point of the church today.
Lying in such an isolated place, Booton St Michael has come to be known as ‘the cathedral of the fields’.
Medieval wall paintings. Grand, loud, bright and famous. They fill the pages of guidebooks, celebrated by tourists for centuries. They are never forgotten. Right?
By a small turning off the A16, sits a little shrine to the Victorian Gothic.
When visiting the church and circling these monuments, it seems a miracle there was ever any room for religious services...
At the heart of the community lies Beverley Minster; an enormous, gleaming monolith surrounded by little rows of houses, tightly packed like rows of teeth.
Nestled between a small car park and a bridge over the river Lud, sits an old, sparse burial ground, dating back to the 13th Century.
While flora and fauna in cemeteries is a fascinating topic of its own, today’s post will just be focusing on one. The granddaddy of all cemetery trees, the yew.
When travelling through the Norfolk countryside, if you were to stop at every church you passed, you’d be forced to invest in property and inform your family of your permeant change of residence. In short, it would take an age.