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1 Desmond Bar­rit, a pa­tron of Gor­leston Pavil­ion, played The Wizard in this West End mu­si­cal based upon a char­ac­ter in The Wizard of Oz (6) 4 Fel­brigg Hall, gar­dens and es­tate is in the care of the Na­tional … (5) 9 Roy­don is named after this crop (3) 10 Ear­sham means an … home­stead (4’1) 11 Nor­folk Nog is an … from Wood­forde’s Brew­ery that has a “rich, choco­latey taste, tucked away with liquorice and trea­cle” (3) 12 Woods End, an eco house on the Hargham Es­tate near At­tle­bor­ough, won Chan­nel 5’s Bri­tain’s … in 2009 (4, 4) 13 In 1507, this dis­as­ter de­stroyed 40% of Nor­wich houses (4) 15 St Wal­stan’s … was at Baw­burgh un­til the Ref­or­ma­tion (6) 17 Or­na­men­tal bor­der of threads for Nor­wich … Fes­ti­val, which was started in 1996? (6) 19 The River Great … is one of the long­est rivers in the UK (4) 20 We­ston Longville is named after its as­so­ci­a­tion with the Manor of Lon­gav­ille in this part of France (8) 23 Gag­gles of geese were once walked from Nor­folk to Lon­don, their feet dipped in … and cov­ered in sand to cope with the jour­ney (3) 24 Grouts of Yar­mouth made the black silk … that Queen Vic­to­ria wore while in mourn­ing (5) 25 The Nor­folk Ter­rier was bred to kill this type of ver­min, and oth­ers (3) 27 Lord … Wim­sey, fic­tional de­tec­tive who is the son of the 15th Duke of Den­ver (5) 28 North …, vil­lage where tree pre­cedes meat? (6)

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1 The Cross of Sac­ri­fice in Great Bir­cham church­yard was the first to be erected after World … II (3) 2 Broad­land … Club won the ECF Club of the Year 2018 (5) 3 An­i­mal that dec­o­rated Nor­wich in 2008, rais­ing more than £200,000 for char­ity (8) 5 Houghton Hall has more than 150 va­ri­eties of this flower (4) 6 Wy­mond­ham won the ti­tle of best small … in the 2006 Na­tional Rail Awards (7) 7 Part­ners in …, 2015 adap­ta­tion of Agatha Christie’s Tommy and Tup­pence nov­els used Muck­le­burgh and Cromer for film­ing (5) 8 Nor­wich has the old­est non­de­nom­i­na­tional Chris­tian … in Bri­tain (8) 12 The 1485 will of Thomas Longe, from Ash­wellthorpe, makes him the first named com­mon soldier who fought for the House of York in the 1485 Bat­tle of … Field (8) 14 Brid­get Bendish, who is buried in Yar­mouth, was the grand-daugh­ter of Oliver … (8) 16 Hick­ling Broad Na­tional Na­ture … con­sists of more than 1400 acres of reedbed, fen, wa­ter, wood­land and graz­ing marsh (7) 18 The Nor­folk and Nor­wich Univer­sity Hos­pi­tal was one of two UK hos­pi­tals se­lected to par­tic­i­pate in a 2006 pro­gramme to screen for … can­cer (5) 21 The … Nor­folk Rail­way of­fers a 10.5 mile round trip by steam train (5) 22 Spin lace for town? (4) 26 The Chief, a for­mer ITV crime se­ries star­ring … Pig­ott-Smith and Mar­tin Shaw, used Nor­wich, Yar­mouth and Gor­leston as film­ing lo­ca­tions (3)

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