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Did you know that the church at Blakeney in Norfolk has what may be a unique feature a lighthouse tower? The Church is fittingly dedicated to St Nicholas , patron saint of fishermen. It has an ordinary church tower, if a particularly high and fine one, but at the other end of the building near the chancel stands a miniature version, from which a light was shone for sailors returning to what was once an important port.

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