NORWICH, ST JULIAN'S CHURCH,
ISAAC'S HOUSE AND
r download GoogleEarth and ask it to show you Norwich, U.K., and zoom in until you are walking down Rouen Road and Julian's Alley to the Music House (Isaac's House) on King Street, continuing on to where King Street and Rouen Road join, keep going past the ruined medieval wall until you can go no further, then turn left until you come to the Unilever security entrance, and there make an appointment to see what Jeremiah Coleman called 'Carrow Abbey', really Julian's Carrow Priory, which they came to own. My family, the Quaker Glorneys in Ireland, sold him the mustard secret and monopoly, which they had obtained from marrying into French royalty who were escaping the Revolution. The other Quaker branches of my family, in England this time, were Fry (a relative, Norwich's Elizabeth Fry) and Cash.
From both St Julian's
and from Carrow Abbey one can see how the
city is divided between Castle and Cathedral, glimpsing both
See also Adam Easton's schoolboy
drawings of how to measure the height of these.
From an old engraving of St Julian's Church with its tower as it
was before WWII bombing.
http://www.the-plunketts.freeserve.co.uk§ give fine pre- and post-war photograph albums of Norwich, in particular of St Julian's Church and Carrow Priory.
27th June, 1942: St Julian’s Church in King Street had almost
excepting its north wall and porch completely annihilated by a
Isaac's House on King Street in Conisford is near St Julian's Church:
Continue down Rouen Road or King Street which join together. And before you get to Carrow Priory you see the ruins of Norwich's city walls. They are clearly identifiable with those in this scene from the Luttrell Psalter, which pretends it is of Constantinople:
Beyond those ruined walls walk further,
a great ruined mansion and restored conservatory built by the
Go to the end of that sreet, then turn left, until you come to
Ask at security there for an appointment to see Carrow Priory.
It is as
in these photographs, the Prioress' House kept beautiful, the
by Henry VIII, but they have now built a medieval herb garden
still growing here from the days of the nuns and they still
herbs in oil to Holland.
Marks on the bases of the columns seem to identify the mason as
same who was responsible for the building of the Infirmary at
Priory, and the Jew’s House (Isaac’s Hall or the Music House) in
Excellent resources for
Julian's Norwich are Francis Blomefield,
Essay towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk
. . .
other Authentick Memorials (London: William Miller,
Volume IV, 1806, 81-3, 524-30, especially the manuscript volumes
British Library Manuscript Reading Room which are illustrated
colour sketches; and Walter Rye, Carrow Abbey, Otherwise
near Norwich, in the County of Norfolk, Its Foundations,
For Carrow Priory, see
For Chaucer's Prioress, see Michael Calabrese 'Performing
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