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Young Giant Sequoia - April 2019
This superb young Giant Sequoia stands in the corner of a field, at the junction of Hall Road and Beccles Road (A 143).
This fine specimen was planted in 2009 and will become a fanastic landmark in years to come.

St. Mary's Church
The nearby St. Mary's Church has a round tower, these type of towers are most commonly found in East Anglia.

Ledger Stone - John Buckenham 1669

Ledger Stone - Barbele Jans 1525 in Dutch
It is otherwise a fairly unremarkable church, although inside on the floor of the main aisle are several 16th and 17th century ledger stones.
One in particular is made of Purbeck marble, inscribed in Dutch, it relates to Barbele Jans who died on the second day in December 1525.
She was the wife of Pier Piers (Peter Peterson) the dyke-reeve, a Dutch immigrant and creator of some of the dykes surrounding the village.
Common Names and Latin Name Latitude and Longitude OS National Grid Elevation
(above sea-level)
Height Date Measured
Giant Redwood
Sequoiadendron giganteum
TM 43531 96577 66ft
8.1m April 2019

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