In the graveyard is the grave of Robert Hales, known as the Norfolk Giant. Born in
1813 he grew to 7ft 8in and weighed over 32 stone. He was a popular attraction at
fairs with his sister who was over 7 feet tall. He visited the USA and was presented
to Queen Victoria. He died in 1863.
The church won an English Heritage Angel Award in 2012 for the restoration work that
had been done in recent years.
In the graveyard at St. Mary's Church
The grave of Robert Hales
The grave of Robert Hales and his sister’s grave. Clearly much longer than normal