Scoulton  Norfolk


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

SCOULTON, a parish, with a village, in Wayland district, Norfolk; 3¾ miles E of Watton r. station. Post-town, Watton. Acres, 2, 193. Real property, £3, 253. Pop., 329. Houses, 70. The property is divided among four. A sheet of water here, 2 miles in circuit, has aswampy island with a breeding-place of gulls, and belongs to J. Weyland, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £482.* Patron, J. Weyland, Esq. The church is ancient, and has a tower and octagonal lantern.

Scoulton through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 22nd January 2022

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