When Emperor Claudius invaded Britain in 43AD, the Iceni did not surrender easily. Led by Boudica (Boadicea), the tribe rebelled against Roman rule. It has been suggested that the Iceni’s chief camp was on the site of Norwich Castle.
A photograph and text about Erpingham Gate.
The text reads: Built by Sir Thomas Erpingham in the Middle Ages as a penance either for being a religious dissenter or for the manslaughter of a friar who sent a love letter to his wife!
An illustration of Norwich from Mousehold.
The finest view of the city is from Mousehold Heath.
An illustration and text about Foundry Bridge.
The text reads: First erected as a small toll bridge in 1811. With the coming of the railway in the 1840s it was replaced by a new, toll-free bridge and then finally the present bridge was erected in 1888 at a cost of £12,000.
An illustration and text about Pull’s Ferry.
The text reads: Pull’s Ferry was known for most of its life as Saudling’s after a chorister in the cathedral in the reign of Elizabeth I who kept the ferry the early 17th century. John Pull kept the ferry and the adjoining inn from 1796-1841. The ferry continued until 1943.
An illustration of a Victorian view of Thorpe Railway Station.
An illustration of Riverside Barracks and Dungeon Tower.
External photograph of the building – main entrance.
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