Place:


Crostwick  Norfolk

 

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

CROSTWICK, a parish in St. Faith district, Norfolk; on an affluent of the river Bure, near the line of the projected railway from Norwich to Cromer, 4½ miles NNE of Norwich. It has a post office under Norwich. Acres, 690. Real property, £1, 467. Pop., 144. Houses, 29. The property is divided among a few. ...


Most of the houses stand round a fine common of 30 acres. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £192. Patron, the Bishop of Norwich. The church is later. English; consists of nave and chancel, with a tower; and was recently restored. There is a national school.

Crostwick through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/2989

Date accessed: 27th September 2021


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