Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Walsham, North

Walsham, North, market town and par. with ry. sta., Norfolk, 14 miles N. of Norwich, 4252 ac., pop. 3234; P.O., T.O., 3 Banks. Market-day, Thursday. North Walsham is situated on a gentle eminence between the rivers Ant and Bure, and has an ancient church, a free grammar school, a corn exchange, and a market cross which dates from the time of Edward III. The town was nearly destroyed by fire in 1600. On the Ant are several mills, and in the town are agricultural implement works.


(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "market town and parish with railway station"   (ADL Feature Type: "cities")
Administrative units: North Walsham CP/AP       Norfolk AncC
Place names: NORTH WALSHAM     |     WALSHAM     |     WALSHAM NORTH
Place: North Walsham

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