The Blacksmiths, Saxlingham Thorpe
Welcome to the Newton Flotman and Saxlingham Thorpe Heritage Group website
Whether you are a new resident, have lived in the area all your life or moved out and feeling nostalgic, we hope that you find something of interest here. Please do not hesitate to get in contact - we would love to use your photographs and memories to help build up an archive of life in our villages.
As you explore the website you will see that we need more content to build this online archive please do consider sharing your photos and memories.
We hold village memory events during the year - join us to reminisce over a cup of tea - we can even record you and you could appear here!
Look out for new dates!
NFaST have resumed their meetings and welcome new members. Contact Kirsten Remer 01508 471580 for meeting dates.
New additions to the website
The Fall of the Basin - an amusing poem featuring village characters from previous generations. (found by clicking Explore and clicking on People of Newton Flotman. Match some of the names to members of the Home Guard - their photograph is in Galleries>Wartime along with research by one of our members Moyra Parker on the Village during WWII in Explore> Wartime
The postponed visit to the site of Blundeville Manor will now take place on 20th March 2022.
NFaST information boards have been installed in St Mary's churchyards (see right)
The old bridge, over the River Tas Newton Flotman
The Old Bridge Newton Flotman
Thank you to those who have contributed material for this website. With material that has been passed on to NFaST members over the years, it is sometimes difficult to trace the source so please let us know if you can help!
This area is now known as Kings Green, but was known as 'the Heater', due to its shape. There were allotments here. The old school is in the background. Taken from the A140 north to Norwich.