Inside is a brass for Geoffrey and Alice Boleyn (1440) anncestors of the Boleyns or Bullens who lived in the village as early as 1318, before acquiring Blickling Hall. Anne Boleyn was of course the ill fated wife of Henry VIII who was executed by her husband after having been found guilty of adultery and incest with her brother George Boleyn.
It has been rumoured that Anne Boleyn is
buried at this church, though her heart was said to have been discovered
in 1836 in the south wall of the church of Elvedon Park, near Thetford.
Just one mile away is the historical market town of Reepham, which has shops, pubs/ restaurants, teashops and a sports centre. The Marriott's Way a long distance foot path of some twenty miles that can be picked up from what used to be the Reepham Rail Station and is now a museum and tea shop.
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