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Heacham Saint Mary's Church.
Heacham Saint Mary's Church



Heacham Saint Mary's Church, Heacham, or Hecham, meaning: possibly a homestead with a hedge, or it may be a homestead with a grating to catch fish. The second element is ham (homestead) the first element is either hecg (hedge) or hoecc (sluice). What a lovely church, i went to a mates brothers funeral there, the place was absolutely heaving, Heacham Saint Mary Church, is set off the road between Snettisham and Hunstanton. With its 13th century tower, and nave, it also has a doorway to match. On the north side the removal of the transept has meant the piling up of a huge buttress, there are Perpendicular period. Also the clerestory and south porch. The chancel is as late as the 19th century, the font a large bowl on a square base, this standing on a crucifix steps. There is a lovely rood screen. Heacham Saint Mary' Church, near Hunstanton, nave with aisles, central tower, 2 bells, transepts gone to decay, chancel and south porch. This church is a mixture of all three periods of Gothic. The south doorway is Early English, and the west window a fine specimen of Decorated; the clerestory windows are circular ones of that period. The rest is mainly Perpendicular. There is some several brasses and other memorials to the Rolfe, Hole, Elsden and other families. There is some ancient stained glass. The font is early and curious. The square headed rood screen is ancient much restored and no colour, and is situated in the east arch of the tower. High up over the chancel arch are Royal Arms, lettered G.R. and Honour the King, it is certain these are Stuart (Cautley).

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Heacham Saint Mary's Church.
Heacham Saint Mary's Church.
Heacham Saint Mary's Church.
Heacham Saint Mary's Church.
Heacham Saint Mary's Church.
Heacham Saint Mary's Church.



Heacham Saint Mary's Church.
Heacham Saint Mary's Church.
Heacham Saint Mary's Church.
Heacham Saint Mary's Church.
Heacham Saint Mary's Church.
Heacham Saint Mary's Church.
Heacham Saint Mary's Church.
Heacham Saint Mary's Church.
Heacham Saint Mary's Church.
Heacham Saint Mary's Church.
Heacham Saint Mary's Church.
Heacham Saint Mary's Church.