Place:


Paston  Norfolk

 

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

PASTON, a parish in Tunstead district, Norfolk; on the coast, 8¾ miles N E of North Walsham r. station, and 18 N N E of Norwich. Post-town, North Walsham, under Norwich. Acres, 1, 445; of which 70 are water. Real property, £2, 676. Pop., 286. Houses, 63. The property is subdivided. ...


Paston Hall is the seat of John Mack, Esq. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £121. Patron, J. Mack, Esq. The church stands on a rising ground; has a handsome tower; and contains monuments of the Paston family, somemembers of which wrote the well-known " Paston Letters."

Paston through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/2264

Date accessed: 19th August 2017


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