Popular Guide to Norfolk Churches, the #01: North-East Norfolk
An invaluable and straightforward pocket guide to the 'living' medieval churches of west and southwest Norfolk, that will help the church visitor to understand the universal features of churches as well as those unique to each different area. The profusion...
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An invaluable and straightforward pocket guide to the 'living' medieval churches of west and southwest Norfolk, that will help the church visitor to understand the universal features of churches as well as those unique to each different area. The profusion of medieval churches in Norfolk are not only examples of beautiful church architecture but are also records of their communities, and of the history of medieval England. This guide is highly illustrated with photographs and line drawings and a detailed map aids locating each church within the county, and includes a substantial reference back-up in encyclopaedic form, which answers a host of questions and queries which may tease the church visitor. For example, why do so many churches have north doors, and yet so often have them blocked up? And why does the pagan Green Man so often find a place in our Christian Churches? This book provides the answers. It is written by enthusiasts to whom the real appeal is that, once you have broken the code and learned the language, then every Church is different, be it ever so humble, with its own story to offer. This guide provides the key.;This is the first of three volumes on the county of Norfolk.
A guide in encyclopaedic form to the churches in North-East Norfolk, offering a fascinating insight into the medieval characteristics of the region's churches, from their architectural eccentricities to their ornamentations inside and outside the church building. The guide aims to uncover the secrets of the churches to demonstrate the individuality and interest in each one.
- Introduction Map Of North-east Norfolk Alphabetical Guide To Churches Glossary Of Terms