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All Saints' Church - Postwick
postwick with witton (towns and villages)

Postwick is a small village lying to the south-east of Norwich nestled in a bend of the River Yare. Postwick was listed in the Domesday Book as Possuic.

all saints' church

Postwick All Saints is a small medieval flint and stone church consisting of a nave, a chancel and a south porch. The tall western tower houses a clock and three bells, one of which (a treble) was bought from St Paul's Church of Barrack Street, Norwich in 1819.

Restoration work took place in 1866 including a new roof for the nave and the addition of a vestry and an organ.

The inside of the church is fairly plain except for the stone pulpit given by a past rector and decorated with stones he collected from the shores of the Mediterranean.

Also of note is the war memorial, commissioned by the Ministry of Defence and the British Legion.

witton

Witton is a tiny hamlet of scattered farm houses and a church located to the north-east of Postwick.

From the centre of the hamlet a track leads to the medieval church of St Margaret. Partially rebuilt in 1857, the church has a square 15th century west tower with an octagonal 17th century second stage. The interior is mainly 19th century although there is a brass to Juliana Anyell from about 1500.


 

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