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Fishley, Saint Mary Church, NR13-6DA.

Fishley, Saint Mary Church, NR13-6DA.



Fishley Saint Mary's Church, Messent stated that it had a round tower,. 1 bell, nave, chancel and south porch. The tower being Norman, the rest Early English with later insertions, the base of the tower shows slight signs of pre-Conquest work. The south door is Norman. Registers from 1855, previous to this the parishioners went to Upton. Fishley, Saint Mary's Church, has a west tower, and south porch, nave and Chancel. This church has a round tower with certain signs that it may have been pre-conquest in date. Apart from a simple Norman doorway restoration has left little of interest in this church. A popular Guide to Norfolk churches said " This little church is so closely guarded by a thick grove of pines, oaks, and limes, that were it not for the tower one would take it for a copse in the middle of open fields. Less than a mile from the west outskirts of Acle. Its isolation seems obsolute. Even after the narrow byroad, there is a long path between high hedgesbefore one reaches the churchyard and fron the east end, the open country drops away to the marshes and the river. The round Norman tower has a later top of narrow red bricks with early 14th century bell openings. The south door is also simple Norman work with billet frieze, but drastically recut in the 1861 restoration. Everything was rebuilt then and calls for little comment. There is a pretty little 18th century chamber organ at the west end." Presumably, they could not get inside to view either. As when I called the Church was Locked.

Fishley Saint Mary's Church, NR13-6DA.
Fishley, Saint Mary Church, NR13-6DA.
Fishley, Saint Mary Church, NR13-6DA.
Fishley, Saint Mary Church, NR13-6DA.
Fishley, Saint Mary Church, NR13-6DA.
Fishley, Saint Mary Church, NR13-6DA.