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Garveston, Saint Margaret Church, NR9-4AD.
Garveston, Saint Margaret Church, NR9-4AD.



Garveston, Saint Margaret Church, A very old church dating back to the Iron Age, pottery was found nearby. This can also be said for two other villages, Thuxton and Reymerston. There is also evidence of a Roman Settlement at Garveston. Evidence of an early Anglo-Saxon settlement has also been found at both Garveston and Raymerston. The names of villages ending in TON, TUN, is an Anglo Saxon word meaning village or settlement. Domesday records a church in Garveston, but Saint Margaret's Church is of Norman origin, suggesting the existing church was replaced. The Norman Church we see today was completer in the 12th century. Garveston Saint Margaret Church has a west tower, south porch, nave, south aisle and chancel. Modern roof and fittings. The tower is 14th century, with sound holes. A 14th century arcade, and the south wall of the aisle has shallow arcades, There is a simple 16th century font and a Stuart table. The chance "Weeps" to the south. Garveston, Saint Margaret Church, square west tower, 6 bells, nave with south aisle, chancel and north porch. The style is a mixture of Decorated and Perpendicular. There are memorials to the Valpy and Alpe families. Many of the internal fittings are modern.

Garveston, Saint Margaret Church, NR9-4AD.

Garveston, Saint Margaret Church, NR9-4AD.
Garveston, Saint Margaret Church, NR9-4AD.
Garveston, Saint Margaret Church, NR9-4AD.
Garveston, Saint Margaret Church, NR9-4AD.
Garveston, Saint Margaret Church, NR9-4AD.
Garveston, Saint Margaret Church, NR9-4AD.
Garveston, Saint Margaret Church, NR9-4AD.
Garveston, Saint Margaret Church, NR9-4AD.
Garveston, Saint Margaret Church, NR9-4AD.