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Dunton Cum Doughton, Norfolk

Historical Description

Dunton-Cum-Doughton, a village and a parish in Norfolk, 3 miles W by N from Fakenham, and 2 from Raynham Park station on the Eastern and Midland railway. Post town, money order, and telegraph office, Fakenham. Acreage, 1747; population, 165. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich; net yearly value, £121 with residence. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is 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 parishDunton with Doughton St. Mary 
Poor Law unionWalsingham 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Visitations Heraldic

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