Clackclose  Norfolk


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

CLACKCLOSE, a Hundred in Norfolk. It lies around Downham and Swaffham; marches, at the SW end, with Cambridgeshire; extends thence 24½ miles to the ENE; and contains thirty parishes and parts of two others. Acres, 98, 100. Pop. in 1851, 22, 269; in 1861, 21, 420. Houses, 4, 600.

Clackclose through time

Clackclose is now part of Kings Lynn and West Norfolk district. Click here for graphs and data of how Kings Lynn and West Norfolk has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Clackclose itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Clackclose in Kings Lynn and West Norfolk | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 03rd July 2022

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