Swannington  Norfolk


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

SWANNINGTON, a parish in St. Faith district, Norfolk; 9 miles NW of Norwich r. station. Post town, Norwich. Acres, 1,433. Real property, £2,308. Pop., 385. houses, 84. The property is divided among six. The living is a rectory, united with Wood-Dalling, in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £531.* Patron, Trinity Hall, Cambridge. The church is good; and there are a Primitive Methodist chapel, and charities £13.

Swannington through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 25th June 2024

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