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VS #509 Hindolveston

Hidden : 02/06/2016
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1.5 out of 5
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You are looking for a small cache located near but not on the village sign. Please bring your own pen. Parking nearby.


Hindolveston is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The village is 17.5 miles (28.2 km) west south west of Cromer, 20.8 miles (33.5 km) north north west of Norwich and 122 miles (196 km) north east of London. The village lies 8.4 miles (13.5 km) south of the town of Holt. The nearest railway station is at Sheringham for the Bittern Line which runs between Sheringham, Cromer and Norwich.

The Village Sign, Hindolveston, Norfolk.jpg

Hindolveston has an entry in the Domesday Book of 1085. In the great book Hindolveston is recorded by the name Hidolfestuna and Hidolvestuna. It is said to be in the ownership of the Bishop William.

Saint George’s parish church was built in the 1932 to replace an earlier church which stood on the edge of the village. The old church had become unusable when the tower collapsed in August 1892. The church has a 1930s style and is the work of a local builder called Jonathan Beckett to a design by the Diocesan architect, Herbert Green, which had been prepared at the turn of the 20th century. These plans, which had been drawn soon after the collapse of the old church, were adapted in the 1930s and have produced a church with a mixture of architectural features such as brick buttresses and lancet windows. Material was rescued from the old church and has been included in the new one including the old church font with vandalised panels, but not re-cut which show the Crucifixion, Instruments of the Passion and a Holy Trinity symbol. Also salvaged at the time were some brass inscriptions and a fine figure brass for Edward and Margaret Hunt and their 14 children.

(All the above information came from https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Hindolveston)

 

 


If anybody would like to expand this series please do. I would just ask that you let Smokeypugs know first so they can keep track of the Village Sign numbers and names to avoid duplication.

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