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Thurgarton, All Saint's Church,

Thurgarton, All Saints Church, NR11-7HT.


Thurgarton, All Saint's Church, one of the counties now redundant churches looked after by the Redundant Churches Fund. Like most of Norfolk's churches, Thurgaton's is made of flint rubble with stone dressings. This has a roof of thatch, and recently renewed. Thurgarton or Turgartuna, Thorgeirr's enclosure. Hybrid, (a name containing elements from both Old English and Old Norse. Thorstein + tun (enclosure settlement or farm) The inside is vast, the ceilings high, the church has carvings to the benches and wall paintings too. Near Cromer, western belfry, 2 bells, nave, chancel and south porch. This church is mainly in the Decorated style. The tower was taken down in 1882. It is said to have been round. Some renovations were made at two periods during the last quarter of the 19th century. Thurgarton, All Saint's Church,, south porch, nave and chancel. This church is entirely thatched. Modern roofs, but nice 15th century benches with two grotesques on arm rests, one with elephant and castle and another with two dogs fighting. Large 15th century iron-bound chest, plain 14th century font, Stuart table and early 17th century Commandments.

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