Coltishall  Norfolk


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

COLTISHALL, a parish in Aylsham district, Norfolk; on the river Bure, 2½ miles E of the line of projected railway from Norwich to Cromer, and 8 NNE of Norwich. It has a post office‡ under Norwich, and a fair on Whit-Monday. Acres, 1, 180. Real property, £4, 322. Pop., 978. Houses, 216. ...

The property is divided among a few. Coltishall House is a chief residence. Many small cottages have recently been built. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £299.* Patron, King's College, Cambridge. The church is good; and there are three Methodist chapels, and an endowed school with £21 a year.

Coltishall through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 27th November 2020

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