St Peter’s Church, Cringleford
|Area||4.11 km2 (1.59 sq mi)|
|• Density||721/km2 (1,870/sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||East of England|
In the Domesday Book, Cringleford is listed as a settlement of 25 households located in the hundred of Humbleyard. In 1086, the village was divided between the estates of Odo of Bayeux, Alan of Brittany and Roger Bigod.
St. Peter's Church
Cringleford's parish church is of Norman origin and is dedicated to Saint Peter. The tower was significantly remodelled in the Fourteenth Century with a further aisle being added in the late Nineteenth Century. The stained glass was installed in the early Twentieth Century by Lavers, Barraud and Westlake with a further depiction of Saint Andrew completed by Herbert Bryans.
The majority of local children attend Cringleford Church of England Primary School which was recently extensively refurbished and extended. In 2017, Cringleford Primary was rated by Ofsted as 'Outstanding.'
Cringleford Lodge Cricket Club was founded in 2000 after the merger of Cringleford C.C. and Earlham Lodge C.C.
Cringleford Junior Football Club was founded in 2005 and is open to Children between ages 5 and 17.
Cringleford's war memorial takes the form of a carved wooden plaque located inside St. Peter's Church. It lists the following names for the First World War:
- Captain Kenneth N. W. Gibson (1888-1918), 32nd Battery, Royal Field Artillery
- Lieutenant Norman Ayris (1891-1915), 98th (Field) Company, Royal Engineers
- Private John Thrower (d.1916), 11th Battalion, Durham Light Infantry
- Private William Shorten (1880-1916), 25th (Nova Scotia Rifles) Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force
- Private Arthur E. Denmark (1882-1914), 1st Battalion, Royal Norfolk Regiment
- Private Ernest Elsey (d.1915), 9th Battalion, Royal Norfolk Regiment
- Boy-Second Class Henry P. Fickling (1901-1918), HMS Powerful
- Harold Bloomfield
- William Broom
- Leslie Bryant
- John Moore
- Charles Smith
And, the following for the Second World War:
- Lieutenant-Commander Stanley L. Garrett (1905-1942), HMS Anking
- Captain Maurice P. Gaymer (1916-1942), 4th Battalion, Royal Norfolk Regiment
- Flight-Lieutenant Cyril D. G. Garland (1904-1942), No. 80 Squadron RAF
- Corporal William A. C. Bond (1919-1944), No. 614 Squadron RAF
- Lance-Corporal Percy H. J. Clark (d.1941), Royal Pioneer Corps
St. Peter's Church is also home to a second wooden plaque with a Roll of Honour listing the men of Cringleford who fought and returned from the First World War.
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