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March 5, 2012

Norwich Cathedral Norfolk

Filed under: England,United Kingdom — Tags: , — needahand @ 5:41 pm

Norwich Cathedral Norfolk: Norwich Cathedral is a cathedral of England located in the county of Norfolk. It was begun in 1096 , the clerestory of the choir was rebuilt in the Early English Gothic style of the sixteenth  century and the Perpendicular style arches were added in the fifteenth  century and beginning of the sixteenth  century. Built with stone from Caen , the mighty Romanesque tower and spire of the fifteenth century as are the low nave and flying buttresses of the apse. The vault tiercerons walers and gives lightness to the whole Romanesque nave. The door with its carved representations of Christ with a bishop, a monk and angels, is one of the most beautiful doorways of the early Decorated style. The cloister, whose elevation is unique on two levels, was rebuilt between 1297 and 1430 and have great vaults with, four hundred keystones depicting the Good, Evil, lives of Christ, Mary and the Saints. The cathedral in Norwich is located at 62 The Close, City Centre, Norwich, Norfolk, NR1 4EH.

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July 9, 2010

Amber Lodge Acle Norfolk Broads

Filed under: England,hotels,Travel,United Kingdom — Tags: , , , , — needahand @ 12:45 pm

If you are visiting the town of Acle in the Norfolk Broads this year you might want to consider staying at the Amber Lodge Hotel which is housed in a former rectory, in four acres of beautiful countryside on the western edge of the town. Offering wonderful views of the surrounding countryside and close to the city of Norwich, as well as the stunning Norfolk Broads National Park, the Amber Lodge offers the best of both worlds, peace and tranquility, and easy access to city centre, coast and waterways of the Norfolk Broads. Perfect as a base for a walking holiday or boating holiday, especially when the weather is fine, the Amber Lodge has ten bedrooms, all featuring en-suites, it has a fine restaurant for up to 100 diners, a bar and is licensed to hold wedding ceremonies (a wonderful location for this type of event). Situated just 10 miles east of Norwich, handy for the east coast of Norfolk, and within walking distance of the centre of Acle, the Amber Lodge could be just what you are looking for. Rooms are offered from £55 per night. Acle is in the heart of Norfolk and can be reached from the A47. Norfolk Map.

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