Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for LINGWOOD

LINGWOOD, a parish,.with a village, in Blofield district, Norfolk; 3 miles N of Buckenham r. station, and 8 E of Norwich. Post town, Blofield, under Norwich. Acres, 661. Real property, £1,999. Pop., 509. Houses, 79. The property is subdivided. Most of the land belongs to H. N. Burroughes, Esq., and the Rev. J. Burroughes; and the manor belongs to the former, and Lingwood Lodge to the latter. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £55. Patron, H. N. Burroughes, Esq. The church is later English, in good condition; and has a tower. There are a national school and a land-allotment for the poor, yielding £20 a year. Blofield workhouse also is here; and, at the census of 1861, had 146 inmates.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

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Feature Description: "a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Lingwood CP/AP       Norfolk AncC
Place: Lingwood

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