Cawston History: In the picture below can you find the following ?
KALF, the Danish invader who gave his name to Cawston, (KALF'S TUN).
Relics of the Stone and Bronze Ages, and the Roman occupation.
KING EDWARD I, who hunted in this area in 1294.
The medieval WOOLLEN INDUSTRY.
The GREAT OAK WOOD, one of the largest in Norfolk.
The Ancient ROAD (? Pre-Roman) which ran in a straight line from the Heath, past Rodwell Corner and the Clay Pits.
St. AGNES, Patron Saint of our CHURCH (14th.Century).
Various AGRICULTURAL ACTIVITIES.
CROSSED SWORDS represent the Cawston Duel, the last fought in Norfolk.
Three members of Cawston's notorious SMUGGLING fraternity (c.1750 to 1830).
The "BRAZEN GAUNTLET", symbol of John of Gaunt (14th.C.) Lord of the Manor, shown on our village sign.
Painting by John Kett.
For more details on Cawstonline see the booklet "Cawston Past & Present" Which was a Cawston School Project 1956 - 57
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