Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for Castle Acre

Castle Acre, par. and vil., W. Norfolk, on river Nar, 4 miles NW. of Swaffham, 3249 ac., pop. 1335; P.O., T.O.; has extensive ruins of a castle and priory founded by the Earl of Warrenne in 1085.

(John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles (1887))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Castle Acre CP/AP       Norfolk AncC
Place: Castle Acre

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