Cromer Church & War Memorial - Norfolk, Great Britain.
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member veritas vita
N 52° 55.884 W 001° 18.045
30U E 614213 N 5865990
Quick Description: Cromer Parish Church - St Peter and St Paul. A stunning Grade I listed Church. Also Cromer War Memorial, a large, ornate war memorial stands to the south of the church in the churchyard. Located in Cromer, Norwich, Great Britain.
Location: Eastern England, United Kingdom
Date Posted: 2/1/2014 10:25:15 AM
Waymark Code: WMK22H
Published By: Groundspeak Regular Member condor1
Views: 6

Long Description:
A Church has stood at the centre of Cromer for well over 600 years. The Church is a must-visit if you are in the area.

"Two churches were known to be in the area; one at Shipden and the other at Cromer, and it appears, from the records, that the same Parson held both Livings. In 1317 Shipden churchyard was being encroached by the sea, and in 1337 the name of Cromer appeared in the King's Rolls, when the Rector, John de Lodbrok, and parishioners petitioned King Edward III (1327-1376) for permission to build a larger church, as their Parish Church was in danger from the sea. The request was granted and extra ground was obtained to extend the churchyard.
When the church was re-floored in 1863-64 an older floor, with the foundations of a smaller square tower, was discovered about two-and-a-half feet below the surface. At the same time traces of an earlier chancel wall, consisting of rough flint work was uncovered and, during the installation of the heating system in 1911, a long outer wall was also exposed. An inspection of the tower staircase will show that about 70 feet up, at the level of the present bell-ringing chamber, are signs that this could have been the height of the previous tower. " Text Source: (visit link)

Cromer Parish Church: St Peter and St Paul : Church Street, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 9HA Web Site: (visit link)
Physical Address:
Cromer Parish Church: St Peter and St Paul : Church Street, Cromer, Norfolk, NR27 9HA


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Description of Postcard Location:
In front of the War Memorial. With Cromer Parish Church Tower in the background, to the right of the memorial.


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