Acle, The Street c.1955

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Caption for Acle, the Street c1955: The Green is now tidied up, but it retains the signpost of Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee. This was the medieval market place of a town strategically situated where the River Bure cut gently through higher (for Norfolk) ground.

An extract from Norwich Photographic Memories.

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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)

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

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Caption for Acle, the Street c1955: The Green is now tidied up, but it retains the signpost of Queen Victoria's Golden Jubilee. This was the medieval market place of a town strategically situated where the River Bure cut gently through higher (for Norfolk) ground.

An extract from Norwich Photographic Memories.

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