Taverham is a village and civil parish in Norfolk, in England. It is approximately 5 miles (8 km) north-west of Norwich. Taverham sits on the River Wensum.
Taverham Mill fishery is open for fishing throughout the year.
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HOW CUTE!? These little newborn hedgehogs were brought in with their injured mother by a caring member of the public. As a species in decline it's so important that we treat any injured or sick hedgehogs as soon as possible to increase their chanc...
Taverham Brass Band is based in the village, providing entertainment across Norfolk and beyond, and performing at the bi-annual "Proms in the Park" concert "Exploding Brass!" held at Taverham Hall. 2004 was the band's 30th anniversary year, with the first of the October concerts (15 October 2004) falling exactly 30 years to the day from the inaugural committee meeting.
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In the 19th century Taverham was a major producer of paper. Some of the paper which was produced at Taverham Mill was used in producing The Times, Bank of England banknotes and the Oxford English Dictionary. It also served the University Press at Cambridge. In 1830 the paper mill was attacked during the Swing Riots; a gardener, Robert West, was transported to Australia for his part in the riot. The mill closed in 1899.
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In 2001, Taverham had a population of 10,233. It has seen recent population growth with the building of Thorpe Marriott, a new residential development that straddles the boundary with the neighbouring village of Drayton. The patron saint of Taverham is St Walstan who according to legend lived and worked in the village in the 11th century. By 2013, the area of Taverham had an approximate population of 14,121.
A school existed in Taverham very early on, from at least the 13th century.
2015 saw the 50th anniversary of the founding of the Taverham Newsletter. The Newsletter which is run by volunteers is delivered free also by volunteers to all the homes and businesses in Taverham.
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The first recorded mention of Taverham is thought to have been made in the time of Edward the Confessor. It also appears in the Domesday Book.
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Access to Taverham lake has been vastly improved by the installation of a boardwalk across the meadow to the waters edge. Access to Taverham Mill fishery is restricted to permit holders only.
Water carefully later in the summer when growth is slowing down. Aim at the soil underneath plants rather than wetting foliage to avoid powdery mildew setting in on damp leaves. And ratchet back on watering a little, as your plants aren't growing quickly enough to use as much as they did.
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Parking The car park at the Fishing Lodge is for anglers and those visiting shop or nature reserve. There is also parking for anglers at Costessey Lakes. Keys are available from Taverham Mill fishing lodge to access the car park.
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Taverham Mill is one of the most attractive spots in East Anglia and is situated by an old weir and mill pool on the river Wensum.
Parts of St Edmund's Church are believed to be pre-Norman - part of the nave, and the slightly later base of the tower, also notable for its round body but octagonal top, where it had to be rebuilt. It is a Grade I listed building. A church was standing in Taverham in 1086 when it was listed in the Domesday survey.
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Poor Sonny the spaniel got himself tangled in some razor wire on a walk in Horsford. Luckily for Sonny and his family, our vet Ed and nurse Sonia went straight to the scene to assist the fire crew and managed to free Sonny. Sonny suffered extensiv...
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Taverham has two state run infant schools: Ghost Hill Infant and Nursery School, and Nightingale First School, and a public (privately owned) prep school: Taverham Hall School. Taverham Junior School (formerly St Edmund's Middle School and Taverham Middle School) educates children between the ages of 7 and 11 years. Taverham High School, as well as serving Taverham, has a catchment area that includes the adjoining villages of Felthorpe and Ringland.
Check out Buddy and Savannah looking very smart in their Taverham Vets bandanas they got at our stand at The Aylsham Show!
The site covers 100 acres and is divided into four lakes, a stretch of the River Wensum, forest and fenland.
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Coarse fishing is available at Taverham Lake and nearby there are several newer gravel pits at Costessey which are stocked with Carp. Lake number 2 at Costessey is also used for waterskiing during the summer.
Taverham is part of Broadland District and is represented on Broadland District Council by four councillors covering two electoral wards. Taverham South Ward covers everything south of the Fakenham Road except Cypress Close and Highland Road. Taverham North Ward includes much of Thorpe Marriott, all of the parts of Taverham that are on the Fakenham Road and north of it, plus Highland Road and Cypress Close.
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