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Reading & analysing the historic landscape of your area-Adrian O’Dell-October 2023

Reading & analysing the historic landscape of your area-Adrian O’Dell-October 2023

Although Adrian talked generally about using maps and publicly available sources for researching Norfolk history, he kept the focus on Sheringham. He put up an extract of the local OS map and used this to highlight features to look for on maps to pick out significant places of interest e.g. the Skelding Hill Lookout Station,…

Newhaven Court Hotel Cromer

The History of the Newhaven Court Hotel, Cromer-Helen Murray-May 2023

House histories, as featured in the BBC television series of David Olusaga, “have become the new frontier of popular, participatory history”. (Choice Magazine). Local writer Helen Murray discussed the research that went into writing her book about the Newhaven Court Hotel in Cromer, a house frequented by many illustrious figures including Churchill, Shackleton and Tennyson.