Gasthorpe  Norfolk


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

GASTHORPE, a parish in Guiltcross district, Norfolk; on the river Waveney, at the boundary with Suffolk, 4¾ miles S of Harling-Road r. station, and 7½ E by S of Thetford. Post town, Garboldisham, under Thetford. Acres, 864. Real property, £685. Pop., 87. Houses, 18. The property is all in one estate. The living is a rectory, annexed to the rectory of Riddlesworth, in the diocese of Norwich. There is no church.

Gasthorpe through time

Gasthorpe is now part of Breckland district. Click here for graphs and data of how Breckland has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Gasthorpe itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Gasthorpe, in Breckland and Norfolk | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 06th August 2021

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