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In a peaceful setting at the end of a cul-de-sac, St Swithin’s boasts the smallest and shortest of all the Norfolk round towers. Although part of the Saxon tower remains, the church has undergone many alterations over the years. Of note is the William Morris stained glass window in the chancel and the remains of a rood screen. A number of medieval bench ends have poppy heads, but of more interest is the carvings on wooden shields on the back pew dating from 1531. On a poignant note in the southeast corner of the sanctuary lies the tomb of Honor Bacon who in 1591 died on the eve of her wedding day.