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A blue painted apotropaic mark in Tudor House, Alburgh. Can you trace over the mark? Why else might people write on their beams? � Norfolk Museums & Archaeology Service.

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22nd Feb 2007

Art and Design, Citizenship, Design and Technology, English, History, ICT, Religious Education, Science

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Norfolk, heritage, archaeology, witchcraft, apotropaic, building, witch, evil, magic, ritual, Norfolk, Alburgh, beam, timber framed building

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