Nor­folk prize crossword

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1 Houghton … was built in the 1720s for Sir Robert Walpole (4)

4 In Nor­folk, cockey is a di­alect word for a… (6)

8 Can­de­labra …, colour­ful plant for which Fairhaven Wood­land and Wa­ter Gar­den is fa­mous (7)

9 The 16th cen­tury sex­ton’s … at St Mary’s Church, Long Strat­ton, is one of only two such in the coun­try (5)

10 Down­ham Mar­ket build­ing that was erected to cel­e­brate Queen Vic­to­ria’s Golden Ju­bilee (4, 4)

12 And 13 Down Rick Wake­man, who lives in Scole, was the pi­anist for David Bowie’s “Life on …” and, this month, he and other Yes mem­bers are be­ing in­ducted into the … and … Hall of Fame in New York (4 and 4, 4)

14 … Purves, for­mer host of a fa­mous chil­dren’s TV pro­gramme, down­sized to Nor­folk af­ter an ac­ci­dent that left him un­able to work for a year (5)

15 Forces that unite peo­ple for a Nor­wich depart­ment store that was bought by the John Lewis Part­ner­ship? (5)

19 In 1534, Wals­ing­ham was one of the first re­li­gious houses to sign the … of Supremacy, which recog­nised Henry VIII as the head of the Church of Eng­land (4)

20 Lo­cal BBC news pro­gramme broad­cast from The Fo­rum, Nor­wich (4, 4)

22 … Knight­ley, ac­tress who co-starred in “The Duchess”, a 2008 film that used Holkham Hall as a film­ing lo­ca­tion (5)

23 Nurs­ery rhyme: “The man in the moon Came down …, and asked his way to Nor­wich; He went by the south And burnt his mouth with eat­ing cold plum por­ridge.” (3, 4)

25 Lit­tle … colonised Nor­folk in the 1990s (6)

26 Nel­son’s af­fair with … Hamil­ton caused a huge pub­lic scan­dal (4)


2 In 1972, Muham­mad … signed Oval­tine tins at a Nor­wich su­per­mar­ket and com­mented upon “how civilised” peo­ple were (3)

3 It is said that the mad … of Queen Is­abella of France can be some­times be heard at Cas­tle Ris­ing (8)

4 Small an­i­mals that are raced at Cong­ham each July (6)

5 Noisy quar­rels for Yar­mouth streets? (4)

6 Queen who built a bun­ga­low at Snet­tisham in 1908 (9)

7 “Too …”, psy­cho­log­i­cal thriller by Gayle Cur­tis, who grew up in Down­ham Mar­ket (5)

8 Ac­cord­ing to leg­end, Aylmer­ton has shriek­ing … as a ghostly woman in white is said to wail among them (4)

11 Dwayne John­son, aka The Rock, is to make a movie about SarayaJade Be­vis from Nor­wich, and her … fam­ily (9) 13 See 12 Across 16 Rock­land St Mary is thought to be named af­ter these birds (5)

17 St Mary’s Church in Burn­ham Deep­dale has an an­cient square font de­pict­ing fig­ures for all of the … of the year (6)

18 East Wretham was once un­der the pa­tron­age of … Col­lege (4)

21 An­i­mal that will form the ba­sis of the 2018 char­ity sculp­ture trail in Nor­wich and Nor­folk (4)

24 Linked to The Nor­wich and Nor­folk … Sup­port Group is the first clinic of its kind in the UK of­fer­ing com­pli­men­tary coun­selling ses­sions for this anx­i­ety dis­or­der (1.1.1.)

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