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Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin, Swardeston

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PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN..SWARDESTON.

The church was orginally built in early 12th century and dedicated to St.Andrew, but about 1400 it... read more

Reviewed 30 September 2015
FOOTIEMAN187045
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Peterborough, United Kingdom
Shrine to Edith Cavell

As you arrive at this church you pass the village war memorial and note that the name at the top of... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2015
Michael C
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Derby, United Kingdom
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30 Sep 2015
“PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARY THE VIRGIN..SWARDESTON.”
13 May 2015
“Shrine to Edith Cavell”
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Swardeston, Norwich NR14 8DG, England
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Reviewed 30 September 2015

The church was orginally built in early 12th century and dedicated to St.Andrew, but about 1400 it was rededicated to St.Mary the Virgin.. It has a photograph upon the wall of EDITH CAVELL whose father was the Rev Fredrick Cavell, vicar from 1864-1910..The East window...More

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Reviewed 14 May 2015

As you arrive at this church you pass the village war memorial and note that the name at the top of the list is Edith Cavell (she is at the top because of alphabetical order) and that sets the tone for this church. Without her...More

2  Thank Michael C
Reviewed 17 October 2013

This simple medieval church is enhanced by its association with Nurse Edith Cavell, the British Nurse shot by the Germans in Brussels in 1915. A visit to this church is easily joined with a visit to nearby Norwich Cathedral where her remains are buried, and...More

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