|Cawston lies 4 miles south-west of
famously said that: 'Lovers of Norfolk churches can
never agree which is the best and I think one is either
a Salle or a Cawston man' - though ironically his
favourite church was actually Walpole St. Peter.
St. Agnes Church
St Agnes' Church was built in the early 15th-century
by Michael de la Pole and has a 119 foot tower of French
stone which dominates the surrounding countryside.
The novelist, actor and TV presenter
Stephen Fry attended Cawston Primary School for a short
period of time in 1965. His family had recently moved to
a house in the nearby village of
Booton and Fry records his first impressions of the
school in his autobiography Moab is My Washpot.
Many years later he also opened a fete in the village
which prompted him to recall Norfolk fetes from 20-30
years ago. Here is his wonderful description: