St Mary the Virgin, Houghton-on-the-Hill

End March to end October. Every day 2-4pm. End October to end March Saturday and Sundays only 2-4pm. Group or individual visits can be arranged by prior arrangement. Contact houghtonstmary@gmail.com or telephone 01760 720070
Houghton-on-the-Hill, Swaffham, PE37 8DP
Wheelchair accessible
Parking nearby
Footpath, trail or cycle route
Wall painting
Grade I

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Once derelict and ruined the church was brought back to life thanks to the dedicated work of Bob Davey. The church has extensive wall paintings dating from the C12, C13 and C14 which overlay possibly the best sequence of late Saxon wall paintings in Western Europe.

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