Mother Hubbard's Fish and Chip Shop Swaffham, Norfolk. The best fish and chips in town

Mother Hubbard's Fish and Chip Shop Swaffham, Norfolk. The best fish and chips in town

The Pedlar of Swaffham is an English folktale from Swaffham, Norfolk. (Swaffham town sign)

The Pedlar of Swaffham is an English folktale from Swaffham, Norfolk. (Swaffham town sign)

Impson Traditional Butchers. The best butchers in town. Swaffham.

Impson Traditional Butchers. The best butchers in town. Swaffham.

Lynn Street and the town centre, Swaffham, 1928 | Britain from Above

Lynn Street and the town centre, Swaffham, 1928 | Britain from Above

This is transformed into the Market Shipborough Sign in the Kingdom TV series which stars Stephen Fry.  The sign depicts John Chapman, the Pedlar of Swaffham and was carved by Harry Carter (1907-1983)  The Legend of the Swaffham Tinker  John Chapman was a tinker      who lived in Swaffham Town, One night he dreamed a voice did say      if you win win renown, Then he must go to London Bridge,      and there the voice did cry He'd find a man to tell him      where wondrous treasure lies.  So…

This is transformed into the Market Shipborough Sign in the Kingdom TV series which stars Stephen Fry. The sign depicts John Chapman, the Pedlar of Swaffham and was carved by Harry Carter (1907-1983) The Legend of the Swaffham Tinker John Chapman was a tinker who lived in Swaffham Town, One night he dreamed a voice did say if you win win renown, Then he must go to London Bridge, and there the voice did cry He'd find a man to tell him where wondrous treasure lies. So…

Lynn Street and the town centre, Swaffham, 1928

Lynn Street and the town centre, Swaffham, 1928

The Market Place and town centre, Swaffham, 1928

The Market Place and town centre, Swaffham, 1928

Swaffham Market Town ghosts 1979 > now | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Swaffham Market Town ghosts 1979 > now | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Swaffham is an attractive, family friendly Norfolk market town which sits at the very northern point of the Brecks, an area of outstanding tranquillity and beauty which stretches across Norfolk & Suffolk. Swaffham’s fine Georgian buildings are a reminder that this town has long been a commercial centre – reputed to be a one-time favourite of Lord Nelson.

Swaffham is an attractive, family friendly Norfolk market town which sits at the very northern point of the Brecks, an area of outstanding tranquillity and beauty which stretches across Norfolk & Suffolk. Swaffham’s fine Georgian buildings are a reminder that this town has long been a commercial centre – reputed to be a one-time favourite of Lord Nelson.

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