Acle, Entrance To River Thurne c.1926

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Caption for Acle, entrance to River Thurne c1926: The River Thurne joins the Bure here, and both are excellent for sailing. The late 18th-century left-hand mill has lost its cap, but the 1820 Thurne Dyke mill on the right was beautifully restored in 1955.

An extract from Norwich Photographic Memories.

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I am looking for a church called Heringby or St Ethelbert Church where my ancestor Hugh Atte Fenne was buried in the chancel next to his mother. He bequeathed money to rebuild the tower, roof and porch around 1474 when he died. He also founded a college and an almshouse for the poor. Could this be the same church? I have been searching for it. My e-mail is sjlatshaw@comcast.net ~Susan

I have many happy memories of this school, I went there when it first opened, we were so lucky, the school had all modern equipment and really nice classrooms, and a brilliant Headmaster, Mr Phillips, he was very strict but fair, as were most of the teachers, Miss Leadbetter, Mr Flowerdew,Mr Powell, Miss Smith, Mrs (...Read full memory)

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Caption for Acle, entrance to River Thurne c1926: The River Thurne joins the Bure here, and both are excellent for sailing. The late 18th-century left-hand mill has lost its cap, but the 1820 Thurne Dyke mill on the right was beautifully restored in 1955.

An extract from Norwich Photographic Memories.

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