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Great Fransham All Saint's Church.

Great Fransham All Saint's Church.



Great Fransham All Saint's Church, Fransham, or Frandesham, is a small village between Swaffham and Norwich, it has the sign of a Knight possibly that of Galfridus Fransham, as its village sign. The name coming from its Lord of the Manor, Sir William de Fransham, 1274, it has a 14th century tower, with a low lead covered wooden spire, the original west window was damaged when a flying bomb dropped in a nearby farm estate, this October 1944. This was not the only damage to the church however, it also dislodged tiles, thus letting the weather in. It is interesting to note that the red rug inside came off the same loom, as that of the red Queen's Coronation carpet in Westminster Abbey. Great Fransham All Saint's Church, near East Dereham square west tower with small spire, 1 bell, nave, chancel and north porch. It contains work of all three periods of Gothic, early Decorated predominating. There is a brass in the chancel to Galfridus Fransham, and another under the tower arch to John Legge. Has a Bier.

The church itself made Chapel of Ease in 1962, Map Below. Great Fransham All Saint's Church,Postcode: NR19 2JQ
Great Fransham All Saint's Church.
Great Fransham All Saint's Church.
Great Fransham All Saint's Church.
Great Fransham All Saint's Church.
Great Fransham All Saint's Church.
Great Fransham All Saint's Church.
Great Fransham All Saint's Church.
Great Fransham All Saint's Church.
Great Fransham All Saint's Church.