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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"The name 'Bowness' is thought to have originated with the Romans, and is a combination of 'Bull' and 'Ness', or 'town where bulls are kept'. It was not until the advent of the railroad in 1847 that this area was transformed from a remote Lakeland village into a popular tourist destination."
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