Eccles Next the Sea  Norfolk


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

ECCLES, or Eccles-next-the-Sea, a parish in Tunstead district, Norfolk; on the coast, 9 miles ESE of North Walsham r. station, and 18 NE of Norwich. Post town, Happisburgh, under Norwich. Acres, 397; of which 100 are water. Real property, with Hempstead, £2, 204. Pop., 28. Houses, 7. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £75. Patron, the Rev. H. Lombe. The church was destroyed by the sea in 1605.

The location is that of Eccles church.

Eccles Next the Sea through time

Eccles Next the Sea 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 Eccles Next the Sea itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 25th February 2021

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