Dereham Bell Tower - Norfolk
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member Norfolk12
N 52° 40.854 E 000° 56.298
31U E 360628 N 5838768
Quick Description: A green plaque on the ancient Belltower, Near the Church of St.Nicholas in Dereham, Norfolk
Location: United Kingdom
Date Posted: 10/21/2009 8:31:45 AM
Waymark Code: WM7G0R
Views: 1

Long Description:
THE BELL TOWER

THIS UNUSUAL 16TH CENTURY STRUCTURE WAS
NECESSARY BECAUSE THE CHURCH TOWER WAS
NOT STRONG ENOUGH TO HOLD THE BELLS.
JEAN De NARDE, A FRENCH PRISIONER
FROM THE NAPOLEONIC WAR,
ESCAPED FROM THE BUILDING
HE WAS LATER SHOT AND LIES BURIED
IN THE CHURCHYARD
Blue Plaque managing agency: Dereham Historical Walks

Physical Address:
The bell tower
Dereham, Norfolk United Kingdom
none


Individual Recognized: Not listed

Web Address: Not listed

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