Walking through the park at Blickling Hall you suddenly encounter this monument through a clearing in the trees. It’s the burial place of the 2nd Earl of Buckinghamshire, John Hobart, and his two wives. For some reason he wasn’t buried in the family vault in the estate church but in this mausoleum built by his daughter in 1793, based on the tomb of Caius Cestius in Rome and now a listed monument in its own right. An unexpected find in the middle of the Norfolk countryside!
Walking along the East coast you’ll come across many abandoned wartime relics. This gun emplacement at Mundesley was never used though…. apparently when test shots were fired the vibrations threatened the underlying cliffs and so the position was abandoned before it could be put into use!