Benchmark, St Mary - Attleborough, Norfolk
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member SMacB
N 52° 31.075 E 001° 01.110
31U E 365551 N 5820490
Quick Description: Cut benchmark on buttress, north east face of church.
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 5/30/2014 11:23:56 PM
Waymark Code: WMKV8Q
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member harleydavidsonandy
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Long Description:
Cut benchmark on buttress, north east face of church.

"A large cruciform church, but the exterior of the building is a little unusual, and takes a moment to comprehend. The chancel has been demolished, and the transepts are so long that, seen from the east, the building appears as if you are looking at it sideways on.

This was a great Norman church, and this is still plain to see from the tower. In fact, the chancel had been demolished before the Reformation to be replaced by a college of Priests, which was then itself taken down within fifty years. A rebuilding of the nave in the 14th century leaves the church looking as it does today."

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