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Tacolneston or Tacolston, Norfolk

Historical Description

Tacolneston or Tacolston, a parish, with a village, in Norfolk, 3 miles WNW of Forncett Junction station on the Ipswich and Norwich section of the G.E.R., and 4½ SSE of Wymondham. It has a post office under Wymondham; money order office, Forncett St Peter; telegraph office, Wymondham. Acreage, 1592; population, 376. Tacolneston Hall is an ancient mansion of red brick, standing in a well timbered park of 100 acres. Tacolneston Old Hall, near the church, is a red brick mansion, only one wing of which now remains. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich; tithe commutation, £555. The church is an ancient building of flint and stone, and was restored in 1894.

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 parishTacolneston All Saints 
Poor Law unionDepwade 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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