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Tunstall, Norfolk

Historical Description

Tunstall, a parish in Norfolk, 2 miles from Acle station on the G.E.R., and 8 W of Yarmouth. Post town, Acle. Acreage, 1595; population of the civil parish, 131; of the ecclesiastical, with Halvergate, 635. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich; net value, £65. Patron, the Bishop of Norwich. The church is supposed to have been destroyed by fire about the 17th century. The chancel was restored and enlarged, and forms a complete church. The tower and nave are still in ruins.

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 parishTunstall St. Peter and St. Paul 
Poor Law unionBlofield 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Visitations Heraldic

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Postal districtNR13
Post TownNorwich