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 Blo' Norton, Saint Andrew, IP22-2JE.

Blo' Norton, Saint Andrew Church, IP22-2JE.



Blo' Norton, Saint Andrew, IP22-2JE. Blo' Norton close to Diss, is a beautiful small parish church found on the border of Norfolk and Suffolk. It is close to what was the "Black Princes Temple" H.H. Prince Frederick Duleep Singh 1868-1926, of Blo' Norton Hall once stayed at by the world famous Virginia Woolf. A 16th century mansion just a feet yards away. The grave of the Prince is in the churchyard.

The St Andrew's Church was built in the 13th century, remodelled in the 14th century and restored in 1879. It is a Grade II listed building. The west tower has a ring of six bells. Thomas Osborn, who had bell-foundries at Downham Market in Norfolk and St Neots in Cambridgeshire, cast five of the bells including the tenor in 1794. John Warner and Sons of Cripplegate, London cast the treble bell in 1892. Cautley states: west tower, north porch, nave and chancel continuous. Nice set of James I Arms dated 1610, and pair of collecting shoes contemporary. Modern roof and fittings, a 16th century timber framed porch, and a 14th century tower with the square tower staircase set obliquely on south side. The font is 14th century with crudely cut patterns on shaft and bowl and a graduated dropped window sill sedilia, the piscina drain being cut in a higher section of drain. Blo' Norton, Saint Andrew. near Thetford, Diss, square west tower, 6 bells, nave with north aisle, chancel and north porch. It contains work of all three periods of Gothic. There is a stained east window to the Goldson family, 1879. Most of the internal  fittings are modern. churchesofnorfolk.com by the Old Boi.

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