Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for BUCKENHAM

BUCKENHAM, a parish in Blofield district, Norfolk; on the river Yare and the Yarmouth railway, 7¾ miles ESE of Norwich. It has a station on the railway; and its Post Town is Cantley, under Norwich. Acres, 931. Real property, £1,394. Pop., 49. Houses, 11. The property is all in one estate. A Roman station is supposed to have been here; and a ferry is here over the Yare. The living is a rectory, united with the rectory of Hassingham, in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £280.* Patron, Sir J. B. Proctor Beauchamp, Bart. The church is ancient, has an octagonal tower, and was recently repaired.

(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: Buckenham CP/AP       Blofield RegD/PLU       Norfolk AncC
Place: Buckenham

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