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Large church

Large church, but not in Cley! Lots of 14c bits, and some lovely brasses on the floor, well... read more

Reviewed 20 May 2018
drpetembe
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Wickham Market
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This cruciform medieval church shows the influence of the crusades in its door and window tracery... read more

Reviewed 18 December 2017
Bernard986
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Bungay, England, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 20 May 2018

Large church, but not in Cley! Lots of 14c bits, and some lovely brasses on the floor, well protected by carpets and wooden frames.

Thank drpetembe
Reviewed 18 December 2017

This cruciform medieval church shows the influence of the crusades in its door and window tracery with ogee pointed arches. The transepts are in ruins but the south one is still impressive.

Thank Bernard986
Reviewed 19 November 2017

The architecture of St. Margaret's church is very interesting on the outside, some of the areas now being in ruins, contrasting with the wonderful stonework on the bulk of the building. The inside space feels vast, there are some wonderful carvings, an interesting font, but...More

1  Thank milligan1959
Reviewed 11 June 2017

This church is quite large considering the size of Cley village. It dates back to the 14th century and has good examples of Decorated and Perpendicular styles of Gothic architecture. Carvings are wonderful being on the ends of benches, around the nave and on the...More

3  Thank Mike N
Reviewed 17 May 2017

This church is well worth a visit wether you are spiritual or not.It is big for a country church and full of wonderfully carved figures whose discovery and look will keep you children and you amused if you happen on a rainy day for a...More

1  Thank astheduckflies
Reviewed 9 May 2017

Definitely worth a visit. There is often high quality music too. Just to imagine it next to the shore in earlier times( as it was) would be worth it. I really enjoyed the unsown patches of meadow and lovely pew carvings.

Thank Miriamsk137
Reviewed 6 April 2017

This is a magnificent example of a pre-Reformation English church. Do not expect some small quaint parish church, this is on a grand scale with many 13th & 14th Century examples still in very good condition. Make sure to look out for the superb brasses...More

Thank Gerry A
Reviewed 12 February 2017

Located in a country setting,this magnificent old church with a beautiful old wooden door is a must see. There are some lovely old brass rubbings,covered by cloth to protect them and very old tombstones built into the floor.This all complimented by some beautiful glass windows...More

Thank gary n
Reviewed 22 November 2016

I have visited this church many times and as with many churches in Norfolk, I am amazed by the size and grandeur of them. They reflect the wealth of the area during the middle ages when the whole of eastern England was a major trading...More

Thank jrdo5959
Reviewed 4 November 2016 via mobile

Whilst visiting the lovely Cley Marshes it is a must to visit this unique church. Be amazed at why this huge cathedral like church has such a small tower! The church was extended in the 14th century because it wasn't big enough because of the...More

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