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Cockley Cley All Saint's Church.

Cockley Cley All Saint's Church.



Cockley Cley, or Claia, a place of clayey soil. cloeg, (clay). The additional Cockley is obscure. It may mean wood frequented by birds- possibly coc + leah. Cockley Cley can be found off the A1065 sign posted as Iceni Village, this sadly is no longer there, but the church in all it's glory is.
Cockley Cley All Saint's Church, With its part round tower, partly fallen into ruin, with its carved pedestalled font, wooden top pulpit, with stone pedestal bottom, its flint outer,  it's reference to Sir Peter Geoffrey Roberts and his wife adorning it's walls, a plaque to Samuel Roberts from as late as August 1928, Cockley Cley has all the markings of a back to the olden times, a quaint pub with brilliant service incorporating the once old school room. built around 628 A.D., this small church is rumoured to be one of the oldest in Britain. Cockley Cley All Saints, with its round west tower, long gone, in it was one bell, nave south aisle, chancel and south porch. The base of the tower is Norman, but Early English above, and the chancel is a fine specimen of that style with some delicately proportioned lancet windows. The rest of the church is somewhat later, there are several memorials to the Buckworth and Dashwood families. The one for Richard Dashwood 1738 was done by local sculptor J. Fellows of King's Lynn. Cockley Cley, Saint Peter's Church stood in the Park, where only now the foundations remain. And a Parochial Chapel of Saint Mary stood near the present church of All Saints, the remains were converted into a cottage.

Cockley Cley All Saint's Church, Postcode, PE37 8AW.
Cockley Cley All Saint's Church.
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Cockley Cley All Saint's Church.
Cockley Cley All Saint's Church.
Cockley Cley All Saint's Church.
Cockley Cley All Saint's Church.
Cockley Cley All Saint's Church.
Cockley Cley All Saint's Church.
Cockley Cley All Saint's Church.
Cockley Cley All Saint's Church.



Cockley Cley All Saint's Church.
Cockley Cley All Saint's Church.
Cockley Cley All Saint's Church.
Cockley Cley All Saint's Church.
Cockley Cley All Saint's Church.
Cockley Cley All Saint's Church.
Cockley Cley All Saint's Church.
Cockley Cley All Saint's Church.
Cockley Cley All Saint's Church.