The Churches of Britain and Ireland

Great and Little Walsingham, Norfolk

Walsingham on Wikipedia.

The ruins of the Abbey, more properly St. Mary's Augustinian Priory. TF 9355 3678. From an old engraving in Colin Waters' Collection. Link. Grade I listed.

Church of the Annunciation (R.C.), off Friday Market. TF 9331 3673. Noel Walley. Since Noel's visit, the church has recently (2007) been re-built, as this photo shows. Len Brankin. Another view, and two interiors - 1, 2, all Peter Morgan (2016). Link.

Methodist Church, off High Street. TF 9333 3664. Noel Walley. Another view Peter Morgan (2016). Link.

Orthodox Church of the Transfiguration on Scarborough Road. Interior view. O.S. maps show that this was a Wesleyan Methodist Chapel, pre-dating a map of 1906. TF 9440 3756. Both Mike Forbester. Link.

Russian Orthodox Church of St. Seraphim on Station Road. Interior view. TF 9321 3680. Both Mike Forbester. Another view, Peter Morgan (2016). Link.

St. Mary and All Saints. TF 9352 3649. Noel Walley. Another view, Bill McKenzie. An old postcard view, from Reg Dosell's collection. Another view, the interior, chancel, the superb font, and a tomb, all Peter Morgan (2016). Five more views of the font - 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, all Christopher Skottowe (1966). Link. Grade I listed.

St. Peter (or All Saints and St. Peter). Another view, carved pews - 1, 2, and carved bench-ends - 1, 2 (the latter looks to be a chameleon - is this a modern one?). TF 9384 3755. All Christopher Skottowe (1966). Link. Grade I listed. O.S. maps also show All Saints and St. Mary (Site of) a little over 200 yards to the NNE, at TF 9394 3777. This was St. Peter's predecessor, and its Historic England entry has a photo showing (some) of the surviving low walls and/or foundations.

Shrine Church of Our Lady of Walsingham. TF 9355 3689. Noel Walley. Another view, the interior, and two altars - 1, 2, all Peter Morgan (2016). Link.

The ruins of Walsingham Friary, now partly occupied by a private residence. Another view. TF 9329 3659. Both Peter Morgan (2016). Link. Grade I listed.




04 March 2023

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