Caption for Wymondham, Market Place And Cross C1965:
This pleasant market town sits on the road from Thetford to Norwich, and was once a resting place for pilgrims - it still has a fine Guild Chapel dedicated to St Thomas a Becket. The town is renowned for the number and quality of its historic houses, and is blessed with an ancient abbey, founded by William d'Albini in 1107. The half-timbered octagonal market cross, resting on timber stilts and stone arches, was built in 1605 after a fire destroyed a good proportion of the town. It has an outside wooden stair leading to a reading room. Crowning the imposing pyramid roof is a weathercock.
As a small child I would be taken to my Gr gr Aunt Ethel Felstead's home at 13 Damgate Street Wymondham. Auntie was my granny's sister and the most giving person you could know. She not only lived in the lovely listed building but also ran her business which was Newagents, Tobacconist, Sweet Shop and Lending (...Read full memory)
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