Saxthorpe  Norfolk


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

SAXTHORPE, a parish, with a village, in Aylsham district, Norfolk; on the river Bure, 5¼ miles N W of Aylsham, and 11 E by N of Ryburgh r. station. Post-town, Reepham, under Norwich. Acres, 2, 113. Real property, £2, 572. Pop., 328. Houses, 70. The manor belongs to the Earl of Orford. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £139.* Patron, Pembroke College, Cambridge. The church is good.

Saxthorpe through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 14th July 2020

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