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Burgh Apton or Bergh Apton, Norfolk

Historical Description

Burgh-Apton or Bergh-Apton, a parish in Norfolk, 4½ miles SSW of Buckingham station on the G.E.R., and 4 NW of Loddon. It has a post and money order office under Norwich; telegraph office, Loddon. Acreage, 1989; population of civil parish, 465; of ecclesiastical, with Holverstone, 503. The living is a rectory, united with the rectory of Holverstone, in the diocese of Norwich; net value, £350 with residence. The church is an ancient cruciform edifice of flint and stone, with a lofty tower. It was restored in 1881.

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 parishBergh-Apton St. Peter and St. Paul 
Poor Law unionLoddon and Clavering 

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Visitations Heraldic

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