St Andrew's Church, Frenze, Norfolk
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Carved pews where monkeys can be found
This simple church, dating back to the thirteenth century, sits prettily in a farmyard setting. It is a simple building with a Tudor brick porch and a bell-cote. Inside there are beautiful brasses, showing men and women in Medieval dress, and centuries-old pews with lovely carvings - including two little monkeys.
A 12th century church made of “handsome stone” in a tiny parish.
A medieval treasure saved by George Gilbert Scott
A church with perfect proportions
Off the A1066 near diss.
There is a grass path to church. One small step over porch lintel then large step down into church.
Facilities & Hire
Due to the historic nature of the building there is no heating, lighting, running water or toilet facilities.
1 mile north east of Diss. Follow Historic Church sign from A1066 along Dark Lane and sign at entrance to Frenze Hall Farm
Nearest railway station: Diss (0.7 miles)
History & Further Information
Why not make your visit more enjoyable and informed by finding out more about this church abefore you visit? You can download a range of publications below including the relevant county guide, and any walk round guides we have for this church.Norfolk County Guide 2012
This free of charge short guide contains details of all the churches we care for in Norfolk. Printed copies of the county guide are also available at the church.
Useful local links:
- Visit Norfolk tourism website: www.visitnorfolk.co.uk
- Norfolk Broads Official Tourist Information: www.norfolkbroads.com
- Norfolk & Norwich Archaeological society: www.nnas.info
- Norfolk Family History Society: www.norfolkfhs.org.uk
- Reference of historical & archaeological societies in Norfolk: www.poppyland.co.uk