St Nicholas' Church, Buckenham, Norfolk
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A peaceful church with a rare octagonal tower
This impressive church, with its rare thirteenth-century octagonal tower (one of the finest of Norfolk's five wholly octagonal towers) sits peacefully surrounded by trees and fields close to the River Yare. Its interior, restored in the early nineteenth century, feels lost in time, with beautiful stone carving and lovely Victorian glass as well as a fine fifteenth-century font.
A medieval treasure saved by George Gilbert Scott
A 12th century church made of “handsome stone” in a tiny parish.
Beautiful medieval wall paintings
400 yard walk on public footpath to churchyard. 50 yard walk through churchyard to church. ground can be rough. There are steps up into porch and down into the church.
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.
7 miles east of Norwich south of A47. From Brundall follow signs to Buckenham along Stone Road, Station Road and Church Road
Nearest railway station: Buckenham (0.4 miles)
History & Further Information
Why not make your visit more enjoyable and informed by finding out more about this church and the CCT 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 CCT cares for in Norfolk. Printed copies of the county guide are also available at the church.
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