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Swanton Abbott, Saint Michael Church, NR10-5DY.churchesofnorfolk, the Old Boi.

Swanton Abbott, Saint Michael Church, NR10-5DY.


Swanton Abbott, Saint Michael Church, a church on a hilltop, much has been said about the Domesday Book, it collected so much information, this was 1086, before this in a document of 1044 King Edward the confessor; confirmed that the Church had been given to Saint Benet's Abbey, in it, Swanton was spelt Swaneton, this meant the tun, or settlement of the swineherds, this church has no signs of older occupation, but undoubtedly there was one on this site, inside there is a reminder to 1831 and William IV (William Henry; 21 August 1765 – 20 June 1837) was King of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland and King of Hanover from 26 June 1830 until his death in 1837. The third son of George III, William succeeded his elder brother George IV, becoming the last king and penultimate monarch of Britain's House of Hanover. The lectern has an angel carved in wood who holds a text "Be ye doers of the Word and not hearers only" The font is octagonal and if you look closely the fittings on the back of the front door were made  in 1819 by Thomas Cook. Swanton Abbott, Saint Michael Church, near North Walsham, square west tower, 1 bell, nave, chancel and south porch. This church is mainly in the Decorated style,and some of the windows have good tracery of that period. There are several fine mural tablets to the Blake family. Also a fine brass to the Rev. Stephen Multon, died 1477. The 15th century rood screen has been well restored.

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Swanton Abbott, Saint Michael Church, NR10-5DY.churchesofnorfolk, the Old Boi
Swanton Abbott, Saint Michael Church, NR10-5DY.churchesofnorfolk, the Old Boi
Swanton Abbott, Saint Michael Church, NR10-5DY.churchesofnorfolk, the Old Boi
Swanton Abbott, Saint Michael Church, NR10-5DY.churchesofnorfolk, the Old Boi
Swanton Abbott, Saint Michael Church, NR10-5DY.churchesofnorfolk, the Old Boi
Swanton Abbott, Saint Michael Church, NR10-5DY.churchesofnorfolk, the Old Boi
Swanton Abbott, Saint Michael Church, NR10-5DY.churchesofnorfolk, the Old Boi
Swanton Abbott, Saint Michael Church, NR10-5DY.churchesofnorfolk, the Old Boi
Swanton Abbott, Saint Michael Church, NR10-5DY.churchesofnorfolk, the Old Boi