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Longham, Saint Andrew's and Saint Peter's Church.
Longham, Saint Andrew's and Saint Peter's Church.



Longham, Saint Andrew's and Saint Peter's Church, The Church is approached across part of the park, belonging to Longham Hall. There are three Perpendicular windows in the South side of the Nave. These have embattled transoms in their centre lights and they also have the remains of head stops. The nave which was restored and re-roofed in 1898 is covered with Broseley tiles. A Decorated cross on the East end dated 1626 in brickwork was found to be unsound in 1898 when it was rebuilt. The present cross was placed there in 1965. Originally six bells, some were sold and another cracked was replaced and was cast by John Warner and Sons, London, and is inscribed “Sancti Petri cum voco ad templum venite A.D. 1888”. The Nave was restored and re-roofed in 1878, as a football fan, its the same year Everton started with 12 others the Football League. The Font is Perpendicular with a lead-lined octagonal bowl. The first Rector was John de Castleacre in 1308 and the Registers date from 1558. (Longham Parish Website). Longham, Saint Andrew's and Saint Peter's Church, square west tower, 1 bell, nave, chancel and south porch. mainly in the Perpendicular style. The chancel was rebuilt by the Earl of Leicester in 1867, The ancient rood screen and other old woodwork can be seen.
Paul Womack on the Norfolk Ancestors Facebook site stated Longham has 18 burials with surname "Purple", this could prove invaluable to anyone researching a family tree. Many thanks.



Longham, Saint Andrew's and Saint Peter's Church,Postcode:
Longham, Saint Andrew's and Saint Peter's Church.
Longham, Saint Andrew's and Saint Peter's Church.
Longham, Saint Andrew's and Saint Peter's Church.
Longham, Saint Andrew's and Saint Peter's Church.
Longham, Saint Andrew's and Saint Peter's Church.




Longham, Saint Andrew's and Saint Peter's Church.
Longham, Saint Andrew's and Saint Peter's Church.