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Nov202011

A foggy blog: three hours, two legs and nearly 40 churches (Part E)

Turn left and walk east along Colegate. You will soon spot St Clement’s on your right. 

11:31

On reaching the junction, turn left onto Magdalen Street. Just before you hit the flyover, you will see St Saviour in its shadow to your right. 

11:34

Continue under the flyover and head east towards another large roundabout. The children’s play area is the site of another church never rebuilt after World War Two bombing – St Paul’s. Some of the trees which used to edge its churchyard remain. 

11:37

Continue towards the roundabout. Opposite where you stand is St James Pockthorpe, now better known as the Norwich Puppet Theatre. 

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Cross the ringroad again and head back towards the city down Whitefriars. Turn right before the river and you will find St Edmund. 

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Retrace your steps back to Whitefriars and continue across the river. St Martin at Palace is in front of you, again with a churchyard above the level of the road. Normally, you would see the spire of the Cathedral to it’s right, but it’s very faint in the photograph here thanks to the mist. 

11:45

Follow the road round to the left with the Cathedral Close to your right. Walk past the Adam and Eve and continue along Bishopgate. St Helen will soon appear to your left, attached to the much larger premises of the Great Hospital. 

11:49 

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