St Faith's Church, Little Witchingham, Norfolk
- What's nearby
Traces of stunning medieval art
Outwardly this is a simple church, set in trees by a lane with fields and a handful of buildings nearby. Yet step inside St Faith's and your view of the medieval world changes. Wallpaintings of vines laden with grapes spiral over arches and ove the wall, edged with deep red. And wallpaintings show scenes from the Bible - some ghostly, others brilliant - stretched across the north wall with a St Christopher at the west end and a St George and the Dragon at the east.
This is an authentic Medieval church - a riot of colour and pattern, with picture stories that could be read by a largely illiterate congregation.
Parking in the lane next to the church. There is a rough grassy path up a slope then through churchyard.
Facilities & Hire
Due to the historic nature of the building there is no heating, running water or toilet facilities. The church is lit with natural lighting.
9 miles north-west of Norwich and 3 miles south of Reepham. Follow Historic Church signs from A1067 Fakenham Road and further signs to church
Nearest railway station: Norwich (10.5 miles).
History & Further Information
Why not make your visit more enjoyable and informed by finding out more about this church before 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.
- Community information