Place:


Long Stratton  Norfolk

 

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

STRATTON (Long), or S.-St. Mary, a village and a parish in Depwade district, Norfolk. The village stands 2 miles E of Forncett r. station, and 10¼ SSW of Norwich; was the Estratnnas of the East Anglian kings; is a seat of petty-sessions, and a polling place; and has a head post-office,‡ a good inn, a restored ancient church, an Independent chapel, a national school, a weekly market on Tuesday, and fairs on Whit-Tuesday, and 12 Oct. ...


The parish includes Wood-Green hamlet, and comprises 1,517 acres. Real property, £3,751. Pop., 743. Houses, 159. S. House is the seat of R. R. Burroughs, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £424.* Patron, Cains College, Cambridge.

Long Stratton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/3947

Date accessed: 05th June 2020


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