Wymondham

Wymondham Abbey

Contains a memorial commemorating the marriage of John Rolfe to Pocahontas by Rev. Richard Bucke of Wymondham.  See website for visitor details. 

Tel: 01953 607062  Web: www.wymondhamabbey.org.uk

Wymondham College

Founded in the buildings of a Second World War American Army Hospital at Morley, which opened in 1943 to support nearby bases of the US 8th Army Air Force.  The College’s guided heritage trail takes place on Wednesdays at 2pm in term time (weather permitting).

Tel: 01953 609000 Web: www.wymondhamcollege.org

Wymondham Railway Station

Received large numbers of casualties following the D-Day Landings of 1944. 

Web: http://www.wymondham-station.com  

Wymondham Heritage Museum

Discover the story of the town’s history, including Wymondham in World War Two.  See website for opening times and admission.

Tel: 01953 600205  Web: www.wymondhamheritagemuseum.co.uk

An image of Wymondham railway station

Wymondham Railway Station
Image courtesy of Mark Anderson. Licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license.

One Response to Wymondham

  1. adrian hoare says:

    About Wymondham heritage Museum’s special exhibition:
    The impact of the Americans on Wymondham and Morley, the importance of Wyumondham station and life on their bases at Hethel, Deopham Green & Old Buckenham.
    The display includes photos, memories, and memorabilia including items loaned by Thorpe Abbotts Museum

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