Place:


Buckenham  Norfolk

 

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

BUCKENHAM, a parish in Blofield district, Norfolk; on the river Yare and the Yarmouth railway, 7¾ miles ESE of Norwich. It has a station on the railway; and its Post Town is Cantley, under Norwich. Acres, 931. Real property, £1,394. Pop., 49. Houses, 11. The property is all in one estate. ...


A Roman station is supposed to have been here; and a ferry is here over the Yare. The living is a rectory, united with the rectory of Hassingham, in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £280.* Patron, Sir J. B. Proctor Beauchamp, Bart. The church is ancient, has an octagonal tower, and was recently repaired.

Buckenham through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/5740

Date accessed: 28th September 2020


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