Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for CLAXTON

CLAXTON, a parish in Loddon district, Norfolk; near the river Yare, 2 miles WSW of Buckenham r. station, and 4 NW of Loddon. Post town, Rockland, under Norwich. Acres, 991. Real property, £1, 380. Pop., 202. Houses, 42. The property is all in one estate. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £60. Patron, SirRich, Bart. The church was reported in 1859 to need repair. There are chapels for Baptists and Primitive Methodists. Charities, £10.

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

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Claxton AP/CP       Loddon and Clavering RegD/PLU       Norfolk AncC
Place: Claxton

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