Ranworth

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Ranworth
Ranworth 060.JPG
St Helen's church
Ranworth is located in Norfolk
Ranworth
Ranworth
Ranworth shown within Norfolk
OS grid reference TG359145
Civil parish
  • Ranworth
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
UK
England
Norfolk
52°40′39″N 1°29′17″E / 52.677628°N 1.488189°E / 52.677628; 1.488189Coordinates: 52°40′39″N 1°29′17″E / 52.677628°N 1.488189°E / 52.677628; 1.488189

Ranworth is a village in Norfolk, England in The Broads, adjacent to Malthouse Broad and Ranworth Broad.

Church of St Helen[edit]

The 16th-century St. Helen's church, known as 'the Cathedral of the Broads',[1] has a fine 15th century painted rood screen and a rare Antiphoner. It is a Grade I listed building[2] From the top of Ranworth church's 100-foot (30 m) tower one can see many of the broads and rivers, as well as the Happisburgh lighthouse.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Standford, David (2007). Norfolk Churches (1st ed.). Frances Lincoln Ltd. p. 82. ISBN 978-0711227422. Retrieved June 6, 2013. 
  2. ^ "Images of England". English Heritage. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Ranworth at Wikimedia Commons