Acle, The Village c.1955

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Caption for Acle, the Village c1955: The A47 overpass bridge now replaces the buildings in the foreground, but the church remains. Its characteristic East Anglian Norman round tower is topped by an octagonal 13th-century belfry.

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, the Village c1955: The A47 overpass bridge now replaces the buildings in the foreground, but the church remains. Its characteristic East Anglian Norman round tower is topped by an octagonal 13th-century belfry.

An extract from Norwich Photographic Memories.

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