Monthly Archives: October 2018

Walsingham, Norfolk

I had organised a meeting in Walsingham for Wednesday 19 September to discuss pilgrimage traffic and the railways. I need to do an MA dissertation, want to do something on railways, tourism and guidebooks, and it has been suggested focussing on … Continue reading

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Outwell, Norfolk – St Clement

We drove on a mile and parked by the east side of St Clement’s in Outwell. The Nene flows round two sides of it, grid reference TF 513036.  There is a Friends website (it has an excellent section on the … Continue reading

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Upwell, Norfolk – St Peter

In Wiggenhall church I purchased a Church Trail. It is trail 2, “Tailors and Tank Engines”. Are there other trails? I look at the Diocese of Ely website, searched for “Church Trails”, no results found. No results for “tourism” either. … Continue reading

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Wiggenhall, Norfolk – St Mary Magdalene

The next church was in Wiggenhall, grid reference TF 598113, excellent  website. The base of the tower is C13, the top early C14. There are six bells, and the clock commemorates Queen Victoria’s Diamond Jubilee. Most of the church is … Continue reading

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Watlington, Norfolk – St Peter and St Paul

We are staying in Norfolk, and on Tuesday 18 September decided to go for a drive and discover a few churches. Julie is leading a book group on Dorothy L. Sayers The Nine Taylors in a couple of weeks, so … Continue reading

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Cherry Hinton, Cambridge – St Andrew

Rob and I continued on a bus to St Andrew’s church in Cherry Hinton, which is at TL 490571, and has a website. At 3 pm we had an appointment with Karin the Vicar and a lady called Isobel. We were … Continue reading

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Cambridge – photos of Robinson and Selwyn Colleges

We had a day in Cambridge (Monday 17 September). Julie and Anne did Heffer’s and other bookshops. Rob and I had a walk. We called in at Robinson and Selwyn Colleges, both of which have been blogged before. Rob takes … Continue reading

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King’s Lynn, Norfolk – All Saints’

The last Lynn church to blog is All Saints’. Not the easiest to find – it’s rather hidden in the Hillington Square flats – grid reference TF 621195. The website is here, and they describe their church as The Hidden … Continue reading

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King’s Lynn, Norfolk – St John the Evangelist

The next church was St John the Evangelist. It’s in The Walks, not far from the station – grid reference TF 623199. It has a website,  but no posh guidebook like St Nicholas, just an A4 sheet of paper. It … Continue reading

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King’s Lynn, Norfolk – St Nicholas

St Nicholas’ Chapel is stunning. It is on the north side of the centre at TF 618204. The Friends of St Nicholas have a website. It’s in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust, with website. I shall also remind … Continue reading

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