Tofts Monks  Norfolk


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Tofts Monks like this:

TOFT-MONKS, a parish, with a village, in Loddon district, Norfolk; 3 miles NNE of Beccles r. station. It has a post-office under Beccles. Acres, 2,238. Real property, £4,449. Pop., 427. Houses, 91. The manor belongs to Kings College, Cambridge. An alien priory was founded here in the time of Henry I.; became annexed to Witham monastery; and went, in the time of Edward I., to Kings College, Cambridge. The living is a rectory, annexed to Haddiscoe. The church is good. Charities, £31.

Tofts Monks through time

Tofts Monks is now part of South Norfolk district. Click here for graphs and data of how South Norfolk has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Tofts Monks itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Tofts Monks in South Norfolk | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 22nd March 2019

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