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Neatishead, Norfolk

Historical Description

Neatishead, a village and a parish in Norfolk. The village stands 1½ mile N of the river Bure, 3½ miles NE from Wroxham station on the Norwich and Cromer branch of the G.E.R., and 10½ NE of Norwich. It has a post and money order office under Norwich; telegraph office, Wroxham. The parish comprises 1907 acres; population, 545. The manor formerly belonged to the Bishop of Norwich, but is now vested in the Ecclesiastical Commissioners. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich; net value, £233 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Norwich. The church is a small but ancient building of flint and stone in the Perpendicular style. There are Baptist and Primitive Methodist chapels and some charities.

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 parishNeateshead St. Peter 

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Visitations Heraldic

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DistrictNorth Norfolk
Postal districtNR12
Post TownNorwich