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Pictures show Fakenham town centre in years gone by

PUBLISHED: 10:36 15 May 2019 | UPDATED: 11:11 15 May 2019

Fakenham high street 1st April 1965. Picture: Archant Library

Fakenham high street 1st April 1965. Picture: Archant Library

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These archive photos show what the centre of Fakenham used to look like back in the 1960s and 1970s.

Fakenham Market Place. 29 December 1960  Photo: Archant LibraryFakenham Market Place. 29 December 1960 Photo: Archant Library

Pictured are several of the town's most notable places including the Market Place, the high street and Fakenham Parish Church, all photographed in black and white.

Do you have any old pictures of Fakenham you would like to share? Post them in our Enjoy Fakenham More Facebook group or contact our reporter Daniel Bennett by emailing daniel.bennett@archant.co.uk.

A view of the lights in Fakenham market place alight for the Christmas season. In the background is the Church. Shops include John White and H and J  Moore. December 1961  Photo Archant LibraryA view of the lights in Fakenham market place alight for the Christmas season. In the background is the Church. Shops include John White and H and J Moore. December 1961 Photo Archant Library

Views from the Fakenham Church tower.  Photo: Archant LibraryViews from the Fakenham Church tower. Photo: Archant Library

Fakenham memories. Pictured: RC Edmondson Fakenham Ford dealers. Date: Aug 1960. Picture: Archant LibraryFakenham memories. Pictured: RC Edmondson Fakenham Ford dealers. Date: Aug 1960. Picture: Archant Library

Fakenham - xmas decorations being put up in the town centre - pic taken 3rd dec 1974 a pic to be used in lets talk dec 2015Fakenham - xmas decorations being put up in the town centre - pic taken 3rd dec 1974 a pic to be used in lets talk dec 2015

Crown Hotel Fakenham Nov 1974 Photo: Archant LibraryCrown Hotel Fakenham Nov 1974 Photo: Archant Library

This picture was taken in the early 1960s while planners debated the Woolwoths plan. Photo: Archant LibraryThis picture was taken in the early 1960s while planners debated the Woolwoths plan. Photo: Archant Library

New housing estate in Fakenham 1st March 1963. Picture: Archant libraryNew housing estate in Fakenham 1st March 1963. Picture: Archant library

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