Caistor St Edmund Parish Council

Caistor St Edmund Church 3

A very warm welcome to your Caistor St Edmund Parish Council website.

Roman Town Picture

Caistor St Edmund (Venta Icenorum) is one of only three “greenfield” Roman regional capitals in Britain that were not succeeded by medieval and modern towns.  The ruins are in the care of the Norfolk Archaeological Trust and managed by South Norfolk Council.  It is assumed that the Roman ‘Stone Street’ runs from Dunwich on the Suffolk coast to Caistor St Edmund near Norwich.  The parish church of St Edmund’s lies at the south east corner of the old Roman Town.   Caistor St Edmund features on the Antonine Itinerary, a Roman “road map” of the routes around Britain.

Caistor Old Hall was built in 1612 for Thomas Pettus.  During the 19th century it was owned by John Spurrell (son of William Spurrell, of Thurgarton, Norfolk).  The River Tas passes under Markshall bridge, just north of the Roman camp, and then flows on towards Arminghall and Trowse.

Notice of appointment of date for the exercise of public rights – Accounts for the year ended 31st March 2017

South Norfolk Council Community Governance Review 2017-18

Caistor St Edmund Parish Council invites you as a resident of the Parish to have your say on the South Norfolk Council Community Governance Review 2017 – 2018.  Further information can be found on “Parish Notices and General Information” page of the website.

TO HAVE YOUR SAY PLEASE COMPLETE THE SURVEY; https://www.south-norfolk.gov.uk/boundary-and-polling-station-reviews#open 

This will only take a short space of time only 11 questions in total and if you are happy with your current Parish arrangements only 7 questions to complete.  Closing date for responses is 12th June 2017.  Closing date extended to 12th July 2017!

 

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