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Horning, Saint Benedict Church, NR12-8PZ.
Horning, Saint Benedict Church, NR12-8PZ.



Horning, Saint Bendict Church, is in the Manor of Horning and had originally belonged to Saint Benet's Abbey, Benet being an abbreviated for of Benedict, In 1536 the Abbot was made bishop of Norwich by Henry VIII and it was the only abbey in the land not to be suppressed. saint Benedict's Church was started in 1220 and is believed to be on the site of a previous church. It is an impressive church on the outside and has on the inside, the "Jaws of Hell", Daisy Wheels, Top and Bottom rood stair openings, font, Pelican carvings, and a chest. Horning, Saint Bendict Church, west tower, south porch, nave, south aisle, and chancel. Modern roofs and nave benches. 15th century tower with sound holes and Evangelists as pinnacles. Ten consecration crosses and 16th century bench ends in chancel with curious pierced and traceried arm-rests with grotesques. This church has a north aisle and the arches and piers remain in north wall, there is a 13th century chest with good ironwork. Near Wroxham, Horning has a square west tower, 1 bell, nave with south aisle chancel and south porch. The style is mainly late Decorated, but the windows of the aisle and clerestory are square-headed ones of the Perpendicular period. The priests door is 13th century. Statues take the place of pinnacles on the tower. There is some 15th century woodwork in this church and an old chest. The organ is built or constructed by Norman & Beard Ltd of London.

Horning, Saint Benedict Church, NR12-8PZ.
Horning, Saint Benedict Church, NR12-8PZ.
Horning, Saint Benedict Church, NR12-8PZ.
Horning, Saint Benedict Church, NR12-8PZ.
Horning, Saint Benedict Church, NR12-8PZ.
Horning, Saint Benedict Church, NR12-8PZ.
Horning, Saint Benedict Church, NR12-8PZ.
Horning, Saint Benedict Church, NR12-8PZ.
Horning, Saint Benedict Church, NR12-8PZ.
Horning, Saint Benedict Church, NR12-8PZ.
Horning, Saint Benedict Church, NR12-8PZ.
Horning, Saint Benedict Church, NR12-8PZ.
Horning, Saint Benedict Church, NR12-8PZ.
Horning, Saint Benedict Church, NR12-8PZ.
Horning, Saint Benedict Church, NR12-8PZ.
Horning, Saint Benedict Church, NR12-8PZ.