is the Reepham Community Web Site
Reepham is a small market town in Norfolk,
England some 12 miles North West of Norwich.
This page last edited 1/4/2012
||The Reepham town sign, installed June 1992. It shows
a group of three of everything - churches, villagers, farm labourers,
sheep, lambs, and "sisters". The design is the work of our
local High School. All elements are based upon the myth that three
sisters were responsible for building a church each! But, in fact,
the medieval churches (all three in the same churchyard) were built
over a span of several generations. One was burnt down in the Great
Fire of Reepham 1543, so, except for a derelict part wall and
some graves, only two remain.
The new Booton parish sign. (Booton is next door
to Reepham.) Also pictured are residents Lorna Gray and Derek Harding.
Derek designed the sign - representing Booton church and Booton
Common. The common, managed by Norfolk Wildlife Trust, is a "Site
of Special Scientific Interest" of international importance
because of its unique wetland habitat providing a home for a variety
of flora and fauna. Thus the sign shows a dragon fly and snails!
The church too is of special interest. It is a Victorian pastiche
of decorated, perpendicular and gothic styles, with touches of pre-Raphaelite
and oriental detail!
is this web site about?
is a community web site sponsored by the Reepham Society for the town
of Reepham and surrounding parishes. Its purpose is to maintain an up-to-date
source of Society and community information. It will grow as more local
groups supply data; as more aspects are introduced or expanded, and as
more people become accustomed to using the internet and consequently offer
suggestions of items for inclusion. It is NOT a commercial venture, being
funded solely by the Society. Its use is restricted to similar local non
commercial bodies such as charities and educational institutions, and
for local authority and public services announcements.
site's lay out is as follows
group of pages focuses on aspects of Reepham Society business.
It is the starting point for reading
about the Society. The introductory page offers a brief description
of what the Society is, its aims and objectives, and a few comments
about, and pictures of the town of Reepham. Subordinate pages cover:
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