Walsingham

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Walsingham,

town (1991 pop. 18,050), Norfolk, E central England. It is the site of Walsingham Abbey, one of the renowned shrines of medieval England.

Walsingham

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Sir Francis. ?1530--90, English statesman. As secretary of state (1573--90) to Elizabeth I he developed a system of domestic and foreign espionage and uncovered several plots against the Queen

Walsingham

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a village in E England, in Norfolk: remains of a medieval priory; site of the shrine of Our Lady of Walsingham
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The result, close to the architect's home and office in Little Walsingham, owes something to the local vernacular traditions, particularly in the round tower of flint and brick which denotes the set-back building from the market square.
The shrine at Little Walsingham is Britain's answer to Lourdes and attracts pilgrims from all over the world.
Anthony Rossi, CBE, Roman Catholic Church of the Annunciation, Little Walsingham, Norfolk Theis & Khan, Lumen Centre, United Reform Church, London (special commendation)