North Pickenham  Norfolk


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

PICKENHAM (North), a parish, with a village, in Swaffham district, Norfolk; on the river Wissey, 3¾ miles S E of Swaffham r. station. Post-town, Swaffham. Acres, 1, 590. Real property, £1, 920. Pop., 287. Houses, 69. The property is divided among a few. There are two barrows. The living is a rectory, united with the rectory of Houghton-on-the-Hill, in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £482. Patron, E. Farrer, Esq. The church, excepting the tower, was rebuilt in 1864. There are a Primitive Methodist chapel, and charities £20.

North Pickenham through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st September 2021

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