The Book of Narborough, by David Turner

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The Book of Narborough, by David Turner
The Book of Narborough, by David Turner

Published by Halsgrove in 2004, 160 pages. Large A4 size Hardback with Dust Jacket (N6033)

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From the front inside fly leaf: The little River Nar is busy turning the mill wheel in the heart of this village, clustered so charmingly on the way to King's Lynn. So wrote Arthur Mee in 1940, but the view was soon shattered when the old cottages were mostly destroyed. New estates to the south trebled the population and Narborough changed for ever. Today's visitor learns much from the village sign which shows the church, Narborough Hall, the Maltings and mill, the railway, river and aerodrome. The latter was one of Britain's foremost Royal Flying Corps training centres, while the Nar Navigation enterprise enabled horse-drawn lighters to ply their trade for 120 years until competition from the railway proved too strong. Narborough may now be without its bakery, butchers and petrol station, but proudly retains its church, school, Post Office, surgery and pub. It also boasts a large commu­nity centre which is used by the various clubs, organisations and businesses which all prosper thanks to a thriving community spirit...
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