Lammas, Norfolk

Historical Description

Lammas, a parish, with a village, in Norfolk, on the river Bare, 1 mile E from Buxton Lammas, 4 ½ miles SE of Aylsham station on the G.E.R., and 9 NNE of Norwich. Post town, Hevingham, under Norwich; money order and telegraph office, Buxton. Acreage, with Little Hautbois, 840; population, 281. The manor belongs to the Lnbbock family. The living is a rectory, united with that of Little Hautbois, in the diocese of Norwich; net value, £197 with residence. The church is a building of flint in the Early English style, which waa restored in 1887, and consists of nave and chancel, with S porch and low embattled tower. There is also a Wesleyan chapel. Little Hautbois is a decayed parish, 2 miles SE from Buxton Lammas station, and 8 ½ NE from Norwich.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5


Ancient County Norfolk
Hundred South Erpingham
Poor Law union Aylsham

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

Transcript of the entry for Lammas (St. Andrew) from Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848

Visitations Heraldic

The Visitations of Norfolk 1563, 1589, and 1613 is available on the Heraldry page.