St Margaret’s Church, Toft Monks

Wonderful brief posts here on small village churches in the UK; just the right amount of words & photography.

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Visibly seen off the main road A143, going through the small village of Toft Monks is St Margaret’s Church. Another fine example of a stunning Norfolk church. I have been here 4 times before deciding to write a post about it. Its set around a quiet and peaceful area, with fields surrouding it. One of my favourite churches to go to and think about things is because of this reason, and just because it’s so nice to look at.

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Firstly what stands out the most is the rather elegant octagonal tower. At the top it shows impressive 15th Century flushwork and battlements, but in fact the inside of the tower is round, so it indicates that it was built in Norman times, before the 13th and 15th Century  octagonal skin was added. But it makes it stand out. This isn’t only the noticeable Norman feature. In the west wall, there…

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