Narford: St Mary, Narford

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The village of Narford has almost disappeared through various clearances over the centuries. The Parish Church of St Mary the Virgin stands a little way from the road and close to Narford Hall, the seat of the Fountaine family since the 17th century. Arrangements to view the church can be made with the Rector of the Nar Valley Group of Churches c/o The Rectory, Narborough. The church is plain inside but has an interesting double sedilla and Easter sepulchre. The church and churchyard are reached along the 'church way' to the west of Narford Hall park grounds. 

Morning Prayer (BCP) is said each Saturday at 8am from the Saturday after Easter to the end of September

 In 2017 we have completed the restoration of the vault and the north and south aisle roofs.  Our attention must now turn to the restoration of the porch at an estimated sum of £15,000.00.  Once we have achieved this we will then need to consider how to fund the re-lime washing of then interior.  

 If you have had any previous connection with, or a love of, St Mary The Virgin Church then we invite you to help the congregation to retain this building for future years.

 Donations may be sent to the Church Treasurer – Mrs Susan Nairn, The Rectory, Main Road, Narborough, PE32 1TE.

 Cheques should be made payable to Narborough w Narford PCC and marked for Narford Church.

Updated 31 May 2017


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Revd Canon Stuart Nairn
The Rectory, Main Road, Narborough, Kings Lynn, Norfolk PE 32 1TE
(01760) 338552 (Canon Stuart Nairn - incumbent) or 01760 337434 (Mr. Kevin Eggett - churchwarden)

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Church Open By arrangement with the Rector Canon Stuart Nairn, The Rectory, Narborough, Kings Lynn.01760 338552 From Easter to end of September the church is open from 8am to 4pm

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Incumbent: The Revd Canon Stuart Robert NAIRN
A Church Near You ID (venue number): 5314
Built: 1200
Architect: Mrs Ruth Blackman
Style of worship: Modern Catholic
Our Patron: Bishop of Norwich
Archdeaconry: LYNN (263)
Deanery: BRECKLAND (26301)
Benefice: Nar Valley (26/284CP)
Parish Legal Name: Narborough with Narford (260652 )
CofE Church Info: (626653 26/653)
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The current editor is: Stuart Nairn

This page was last updated on Wednesday 31st May 2017
Narford: St Mary : Narborough Road, Narford, Narford, Norfolk, PE32 1JA

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