Kirstead  Norfolk


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

KIRSTEAD, a village and a parish in Loddon district, Norfolk. The village stands 4¼ miles W of Loddon, and 5½ ESE of Swainsthorpe r. station; and has a postoffice under Norwich.—The parish includes the quondam parish of Langhale, and is sometimes called Kirsteadwith-Langhale. ...

Acres, 1, 011. Real property, £1, 794. Pop., 245. Houses, 52. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to G. S. Kett, Esq. Langhale House is the seat ofKerrison, Esq. The living is a rectory, united with the rectory of Langhale, in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £326.* Patron, Cains College, Cambridge. The church is early English; was much altered, improved, and enlarged in 1864; and acquired then an apsidal chancel and a tower. A church was formerly at Langhale; but was a ruin in the time of James I.

Kirstead through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 21st September 2020

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