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Itteringham, Saint Mary's Church,

Itteringham, Saint Mary's Church,


Itteringham, Saint Mary's Church, Most church booklets start off with, "this church has been on this site since.....", But with Itteringham's Saint Mary's Church it starts as While lacking in rare features, the peaceful atmosphere delights the visitor. That it did. On walking in to Saint Mary's I was, I was pleased to see a church that has lots of items, but really nothing rare. A church that could be left open for prayer, and not as an opportune chance from a thief. Despite having some really nice stained glass some made by J & J King of Norwich, in the style of the 14th century and carvings on a pulpit of a curious "Angel" figure of Jacobean oak, plus "oak-wood panelling in the sanctuary. It was Bryant who wrote in 1905 that this came from the Old Chapel at Wolterton. Itteringham, Saint Mary's Church, this church has stood by the slow moving River Bure for 700 years, and the door into nave swings on the original hunges. The tower is 15th century, and a ruined chapel of the same century still clings to the outer wall of the chancel. Inside the chancel has rich Jacobean panelling, and there is a Jacobean pulpit carved with an angel of a strangly classical type. We noticed in the churchyard that one of the heroes on the peace memorial lies beside it, for Sergeant Gotts came home from the war to die of his wounds. square west tower, 1 bell, nave, chancel remains of side chapel and south porch. This church is a mixture of all three periods of Gothic. There is a memorial window to the Rev. Robert Walpole, who built the school in 1846.


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Itteringham, Saint Mary's Church,
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Itteringham, Saint Mary's Church,
Itteringham, Saint Mary's Church,
Itteringham, Saint Mary's Church,
Itteringham, Saint Mary's Church,
Itteringham, Saint Mary's Church,
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Itteringham, Saint Mary's Church,
Itteringham, Saint Mary's Church,
Itteringham, Saint Mary's Church,
Itteringham, Saint Mary's Church,
Itteringham, Saint Mary's Church,
Itteringham, Saint Mary's Church,