In the Region

Surrounding Norwich areas.

About Happisburgh

Happisburgh Beach Norfolk England
Welcome to Norfolk Heritage Explorations – Happisburgh Happisburgh was originally a Danish settlement; a story of Edrich the Dane of Hapesburg is depicted on our village sign as a daily reminder of our ... READ MORE

Harleston Bells

harleston bell tower
At the southern end of London Road, Harleston, in 1878, an enterprising group of three men set up the Redenhall Bell Foundry. Two of the group, Gervas Holmes and Arthur Peniston Moore, were keen tower bell ... READ MORE

About Harleston

harleston ancient market town
Welcome to Norfolk Heritage Explorations – Harleston Harleston is an ancient market town situated at the southern tip of Norfolk. The town was originally established near an important bridging point on the ... READ MORE

Mulbarton History and Information

reepham countryside
For centuries the church has been at the hub of village life, not just as a religious institution, but as a provider of housing for villagers, administering charity, and overseeing the work of the school. ... READ MORE

Mulbarton – The Smock Mill Story

the smock mill
Mulbarton Common – The Smock Mill The windmill on the common was a smock mill. It had a tall wooden tower with 10 sides. On top was a cap which moved round so that the sails faced the wind. Inside there ... READ MORE

About Mulbarton

mulbarton history and information
Welcome to Norfolk Heritage Explorations – Mulbarton An initiative led by the Forum Trust, Norwich, and funded by a grant of £48,200 from the Heritage Lottery Fund. The project has helped the five ... READ MORE

Reepham History

Reepham Local History
Reepham – Local Charecters A number of interesting characters have made valuable contributions to Reepham society over the centuries. In the past there was the diarist Parson Woodforde who recorded ... READ MORE

Reepham Churches

reepham-church-service
Reephams unique claim to fame is its ‘shared churchyard’, shared not by two but by three separate parish churches. Does this indicate a very early sacred site? It is the correct situation and ... READ MORE

Mulbarton Village and Surroundings

England village
“MULBARTON has NO history….” These were the words of the former Rector, the Revd. ‘Sandy’ Sanderson, when he unveiled the Village Sign in July 1979. In one sense he was right: ... READ MORE