Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for BEECHAMWELL

BEECHAMWELL, a parish in Swaffham district, Norfolk; 4¼. miles S of Narborough r. station, and 5 SW of Swaffham. It has a post office under Swaffham Acres, 3,730. Real property, £2,289. Pop., 356 Houses, 66. The property is divided among a few. Beechamwell Lodge and Beechamwell Warren are chief residences. There are two livings, Beechamwell-All Saints and Beechamwell-St. John and St. Mary, both rectories, in the diocese of Norwich. B. All Saints is united to the rectory of Shingham, and has no church B.-St. John and St. Mary is a separate benefice. Value, £191.* Patron, J. Fielden, Esq. The church is good, and has a fine tower.

(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Beechamwell AP/CP       Swaffham PLU/RegD       Norfolk AncC
Place: Beechamwell

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