In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Barningham Norwood like this:
BARNINGHAM-NORWOOD, a parish in Erpingham district, Norfolk; 4½ miles ESE of Holt, and 16 ENE of Ryburgh r. station. Post Town, Holt, under Thetford. Acres, 834. Real property, £1,065. Pop., 30. Houses, 8. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in. the diocese of Norwich. Value, £156. Patron, Trustees of late W. H. Wyndham, Esq. The church has an ancient brass, and is tolerable.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Barningham Norwood has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of North Norfolk. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Barningham Norwood and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Barningham Norwood in North Norfolk | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 30th May 2015
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