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St Mary's Church

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Address: Snettisham, England

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A great sense of what the focus of a 14th Century community looked like

The location as a Church apparently goes back to Domesday and you do get a feel of how important the Church was to the community in the 14th Century - as this structure dates from... read more

Reviewed 21 May 2016
Michael O
Lichfield, United Kingdom
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Lichfield, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 May 2016

The location as a Church apparently goes back to Domesday and you do get a feel of how important the Church was to the community in the 14th Century - as this structure dates from that time. Do linger and try to imagine what this place was like for the locals of that time.

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King's Lynn, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 January 2016

A stunning looking church outside and the interior did not disappoint. Beautiful interior with lots of information both local and historical.

Thank joan h
Derbyshire, United Kingdom
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2015 via mobile

Lovely church. Very welcoming despite no one around - tea/coffee facilities, toilet , welcoming literature. Heritage exhibition re floods, Snettisham hoard very interesting and informative.

Thank jeanf438
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2015

A building of tranquility, peace and beauty in a charming village. Lots of interesting information to read or you can just sit. Really decent of the church to lay on tea and coffee making facilities.

Thank Chris W
Peterborough, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 14 June 2015

A typical large graceful church built when Norfolk was a wealthy county because of the wool trade. It's spire stands out and can be seen from far away and overlooks the village green. There are some beautiful stained glass windows.

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King's Lynn, null, United Kingdom
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4 reviews
Reviewed 4 January 2015

Current display of village history, church open for musical functions, dogs welcome in and out as long as on lead.

Thank Liz R
Lancashire, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 July 2014

This interesting Parish church is mentioned in the Doomsday Book of 1086 but most of the present church dates from 1300 to 1340. It is a rare example of the English Decorated style of architecture. What you will notice when you visit is the height of the steeple. It is in fact visible from the sea and was used in... More 

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