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Dunston, Norfolk

Historical Description

Dunston, a parish in Norfolk, on the river Yare and the G.E.R., 1½ mile NE from Swaiusthorpe station, 4 miles S from Norwich. Post town and telegraph office, Norwich; money order office, Mulbarton. Acreage, 626; population, 94. Dunston Hall is its chief residence. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich; value, £30. Patron, the Queen. The church is a small building of flint in the Early English style.

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 parishDunston St. Remigius 
Poor Law unionHenstead 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Visitations Heraldic

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DistrictSouth Norfolk
Postal districtNR14
Post TownNorwich