Tag Archives: Norfolk

Oxburgh Hall

Fortified country house with C15 core and extensive refurbishment during the late C18 and C19; nr Downham Market, Norfolk.

Norwich Castle

Late C12 castle with 1833 refacing, in Norwich, Norfolk.

Holkham Hall

Listed country house near Wells-next-the-Sea. 1734-64, the seat of Thomas Coke, later First Earl of Leicester; designed to reflect his taste as a Grand Tourist. By William Kent, executed and completed by Matthew Brettingham the Elder. Holkham gault brick of exceptional quality. Slate roofs. Central block with 4 wings divided by internal courtyards. Arranged as […]

Watton

[amazon_carousel widget_type=”SearchAndAdd” width=”600″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”GB” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” keywords=”Watton Norfolk” browse_node=”” search_index=”Books” /] Watton is a market town in the district of Breckland within the English county of Norfolk. It is situated on the crossroads of the A1075 Dereham-Thetford road and the B1108 Brandon-Norwich Road, about 25 miles (40 km) west of Norwich. The civil parish […]

Thorpe St Andrew

[amazon_carousel widget_type=”SearchAndAdd” width=”600″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”GB” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” keywords=”Thorpe St Andrew” browse_node=”” search_index=”Books” /] Thorpe St Andrew is a small town and suburb of Norwich in the English county of Norfolk. It is situated about two miles east of the city centre, outside the city boundary in the district of Broadland. It constitutes a civil […]

Stalham

[amazon_carousel widget_type=”SearchAndAdd” width=”600″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”GB” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” keywords=”Stalham” browse_node=”” search_index=”Books” /] Stalham is a market town and civil parish on the River Ant in the English county of Norfolk, in East Anglia. It covers an area of 7.30 km2 (2.82 sq mi) and had a population of 2,951 in 1,333 households as of the 2001 census. It […]

Sheringham

[amazon_carousel widget_type=”SearchAndAdd” width=”600″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”GB” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” keywords=”Sheringham” browse_node=”” search_index=”Books” /] Sheringham is a seaside town (population 7,143) in Norfolk, England, west of Cromer. The motto of the town, granted in 1953 to the Sheringham Urban District Council, is Mare Ditat Pinusque Decorat, Latin for “The sea enriches and the pine adorns”. Historically, the […]

Loddon

[amazon_carousel widget_type=”SearchAndAdd” width=”600″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”GB” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” keywords=”Loddon” browse_node=”” search_index=”Books” /] Loddon is a small market town about 12 miles (19 km) southeast of Norwich on the River Chet, a tributary of the River Yare within The Broads in Norfolk, England. The name “Loddon” is thought to mean muddy river in Celtic in reference to […]

Hunstanton

[amazon_carousel widget_type=”SearchAndAdd” width=”600″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”GB” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” keywords=”Hunstanton” browse_node=”” search_index=”Books” /] Hunstanton (/ˈhʌnstən/ HUN-stən), known colloquially as ‘Sunny Hunny’, is a seaside town (population 4,961) in Norfolk, England, facing the Wash. Hunstanton is an east coast town but but because it is on The Wash, the bay formerly proposed as a World Heritage Site, […]

Hingham

[amazon_carousel widget_type=”SearchAndAdd” width=”600″ height=”200″ title=”” market_place=”GB” shuffle_products=”False” show_border=”False” keywords=”Hingham Norfolk” browse_node=”” search_index=”Books” /] Hingham is a market town and civil parish in the Forehoe district in the heart of rural Norfolk, in England. The civil parish covers an area of 14.98 km2 (5.78 sq mi) and had a population of 2,078 in 944 households as of the 2001 […]