A medium sized village near Aylsham, Cawston draws visitors from every corner of the country to see the fabulous hammer-beam roof of St Agnes church. There was a church here as early as the 12th century, but the present building dates to the 14th century. The superb roof is one of the first examples in Britain to be built in a double hammer-beam style. In addition, St Agnes boasts a lovely 15th century painted rood screen.
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Elizabethan House Museum- Great Yarmouth, Norfolk, England
An historic 16th century house on Great Yarmouth's Quayside. The house has been transformed into a treasure-trove of Elizabethan domestic history, with displays of daily life. ... more