Fonds DN/DPL - Diocese of Norwich: Norwich Diocesan Plans

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DN/DPL

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Diocese of Norwich: Norwich Diocesan Plans

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  • 1788-1900 (Creation)

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3 series

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(1095-)

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The Diocese of Norwich was established when Bishop Herbert de Losinga transferred the see from Thetford to Norwich in 1095 or 1096. At that time the diocese contained Norfolk (except Emneth, which was in the diocese of Ely), Suffolk (except for parishes in the peculiar deanery of Bocking) and part of south-east Cambridgeshire. This remained the case until 1837 when the Cambridgeshire portion along with the Archdeaconry of Sudbury (comprising West Suffolk) and the Liberty of Bury St Edmunds passed to the Diocese of Ely. In 1914 the Archdeaconry of Suffolk (except the deanery of Lothingland, i.e., the area around Lowestoft in north-east Suffolk), became part of the newly-created Diocese of St Edmundsbury and Ipswich whilst at the same time the Fincham and Lynn Marshland deaneries were transferred to the Diocese of Ely.

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Plans, specifications, correspondence and accounts relating to parsonage houses and ancillary buildings unless otherwise stated.

DN/DPL 1 consists of pre-1842 plans in alphabetical sequence

DN/DPL 2 consists of post 1842 plans in date order

DN/DPL 3 parsonage house building and extension files, 1818-1947, received from the Church Commissioners

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e4a0f058-c4f2-4e34-95ba-f2f604d73d8b

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Created 14/08/2002 by Droip. Modified 14/06/2018 by Droip.

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