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6 Comments CherryPie on Nov 8th 2023

That’s the thing about books. They let you travel without moving your feet.
Jhumpa Lahiri

4 Comments CherryPie on Nov 5th 2023

The following link explains the historic features that can be found within the chapel:
A tour of St Nicholas’ Chapel

9 Comments CherryPie on Nov 4th 2023

The Minster and Priory Church of St Margaret, St Mary Magdalene and all the Virgin Saints was founded as a Benedictine Priory in 1101 by Herbert de Losinga, the first Bishop of Norwich. For 400 years it was the monks’ home as well as the Parish Church for the town. It was always known as St Margaret’s.
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4 Comments CherryPie on Nov 3rd 2023

A brief history quoted from an information pack in our room at Bank House:
Described by Nikolaus Pevsner as one of the finest houses in King’s Lynn, Bank House was built in the early 18th Century for one of the King’s Lynn’s many rich and successful merchants. The house is Grade II* listed and is recognised [...]

6 Comments CherryPie on Nov 2nd 2023

The gardens are situation in what once was the friary orchard. When the friary was closed in 1538, the tower and the land around it passed to the Town Council.
Part of this land was never permanently built on. Tower Gardens was laid out in 1911 as a public park to commemorate the coronation of King [...]

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