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The Church of St Mary, Snettisham, Norfolk, England | by Spencer Means
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The Church of St Mary, Snettisham, Norfolk, England

St Mary's was built around 1340 in the last phase of the English Decorated style that effectively ended with the Black Death, the pandemic of bubonic plague that between 1348 and 1350 killed around half the population of England. Among its many social and cultural effects, the Black Death interrupted church building throughout the country, and when it was resumed, the less elaborate Perpendicular style prevailed and dominated the final phase of English Gothic church building.

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Taken on May 10, 2010