Beechamwell  Norfolk


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

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.

Beechamwell through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 01st August 2021

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