Syderstone, Norfolk

Historical Description

Syderstone, a parish, with a village in Norfolk, 4 miles SE of Stanhoe station on the Hunstanton and West Norfolk section of the G.E.R., and 6 NW from Fakenham. It has a post office under Swaffham; money order and telegraph office, East Rudham. Acreage, 2455; population, 463. There is a parish council consisting of seven members. The manor belonged once to the Robsarts, and belongs now to the Marquis of Cholmondeley, who is also chief landowner. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; gross value, £488. Patron, the Marquis of Cholmondeley. The church is a small building of flint in the Decorated style, and there are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels.

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


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Ancient County Norfolk
Ecclesiastical parish Syderstone St. Mary
Hundred Gallow
Poor Law union Docking

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