In 1935 Pudding Norton parish was united with the small parish of Testerton which extends south from the Wensum along the eastern border of Pudding Norton. Testerton also has the remains of a medieval church. Click the picture on the right to learn more about Testerton Church. Near its ruins is Testerton Hall, built at the end of the eighteenth century by Philip Mallet Case.
In 1821 Testerton hosted an epic “pugilistic match” between Barlee, the Bergh Apton groom, and Gales, the Norwich butcher, which lasted for 78 rounds before a crowd of some 5,000 spectators.
In the twentieth century, Testerton Hall was the childhood home of Dick Joice who went on to fame as the popular presenter of Anglia Television’s programme “Bygones”.