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Belaugh, Norfolk

Historical Description

Belaugh, a village and a parish in Norfolk, on the river Bure, 1 mile W of Wroxham station on the G.E.R., and 8½ miles NNE of Norwich, which is the post town; money order and telegraph office, Wroxham. Acreage, 878; population, 159. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; net yearly value, £134 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Norwich. The church has a brass of 1471, an ancient circular font, an interesting screen, and a square pinnacled tower, and is very good.

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


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyNorfolk 
Ecclesiastical parishBelaugh St. Peter 
HundredSouth Erpingham 
Poor Law unionAylsham 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Visitations Heraldic

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Postal districtNR12
Post TownNorwich