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Thorpe Abbots, Norfolk

Historical Description

Thorpe Abbots, a parish in Norfolk, 3½ miles E of Diss station on the G.E.R. Post town, Scole. Acreage, 1169; population, 240. The living is a rectory in tho diocese of Norwich; net value, £240 with residence. The church, a building of flint in the Perpendicular style, was restored in 1888.

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 parishThorpe-Abbots All Saints 
Poor Law unionDepwade 

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