Archive photographs showcase Norfolk’s many churches from 1950s onwards

Stiffkey Church. Picture: Archant Library

Stiffkey Church. Picture: Archant Library - Credit: Archant

They are some of the oldest and most treasured building's in our county.

Mattishall church and the village sign. Picture: Archant Library

Mattishall church and the village sign. Picture: Archant Library - Credit: Archant

And as these archive photos show, almost no two churches look the same.

Images from the EDP and Dereham Times archives reveal how the buildings appeared from as far back as the 1950s in Norfolk.

They include a photograph St Andrews church in Great Ryburgh from 1958, and Stiffkey Church from 1957.

Wighton Parish Church. Picture: Archant Libray

Wighton Parish Church. Picture: Archant Libray - Credit: Archant

Churches - R
Places - R
Great Ryburgh Church
Dated 28th May 1992
Photograph C1939

Churches - R Places - R Great Ryburgh Church Dated 28th May 1992 Photograph C1939

Churches - R
Places - R
The Parish Church of St. Andrew, at Great Ryburgh
Dated 25th M

Churches - R Places - R The Parish Church of St. Andrew, at Great Ryburgh Dated 25th March 1958 Photograph C1941 BH. Smith

Churches - D
Dereham church.
Dated ?
Photograph C3770

Churches - D Dereham church. Dated ? Photograph C3770

Churches - F
Fakenham church.
Dated 21st April 1972
Photograph C4239

Churches - F Fakenham church. Dated 21st April 1972 Photograph C4239

Churches - S
Places - S
Stiffkey Parish Church.
Dated 22 October 1957
Photograph C8

Churches - S Places - S Stiffkey Parish Church. Dated 22 October 1957 Photograph C8671

Places -- R / Churches -- R
Reepham has two churches -- St Mary the Virgin of Reepham, built in t

Places -- R / Churches -- R Reepham has two churches -- St Mary the Virgin of Reepham, built in the 13th century and St Michael and All Angels of Whitwell, with the pinnacles on the tower, which dates from the 15th century. They are unusual in being physically joined. There is also the ruins of a third, All Saints Church, Hackford, burned in a fire in 1543 and finally dismantled in 1790. Dated -- Not dated Photograph -- c9820

Wells Church floodlit pic taken 20th dec 1982 m96933-35 pic to be used in lets talk dec 2012

Wells Church floodlit pic taken 20th dec 1982 m96933-35 pic to be used in lets talk dec 2012

PLACES
DEREHAM
THE COWPER MEMORIAL COGREGATIONAL CHURCH
DATED 1950S
PLATE P5716

PLACES DEREHAM THE COWPER MEMORIAL COGREGATIONAL CHURCH DATED 1950S PLATE P5716


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