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Norfolk by Tom Pocock. The county's volume in the Pimlico County History series. One of the best in the series. Goes in an out of print. See this book on amazon.co.uk

Saint with the Silver Shoes: The Continuing Search for St Walstan by Carol Twinch. Part gazeteer, part detective story, the most exhaustive book on one of Norfolk's most significant Saints (see entry for Bawburgh). In print, 8.50 on amazon.co.uk.

Felbrigg: Story of a House by Robert Ketton-Cremer. Beautifully written history of a Norfolk country house and its church (see entry for Felbrigg). Out of print, but easily and cheaply available. See this book on amazon.co.uk.

Victorian Miniature by Owen Chadwick. Masterly recreation of the traumatic events at Ketteringham church in the middle years of the 19th century. Perhaps the best book ever written about a Victorian Norfolk parish (see entry for Ketteringham). In print. 15.99 new on amazon.co.uk.

Stories in Stone by Martial Rose and Julia Hedgecoe. Lavishly illustrated guide to the bosses of Norwich Cathedral. In print. 10.99 new on amazon.co.uk

The Norwich Apocalypse by Martial Rose. Another gorgeously illustrated book, this time to the vault carvings in the cloisters of Norwich Cathedral. In print. 16 new on amazon.co.uk


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