South Acre  Norfolk


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

SOUTHACRE, a parish in Swaffham district, Norfolk; 3 miles N by W of Swaffham r. station. Post town, Brandon. Acres, 2,492. Real property, £2,534. Pop., 92. Houses, 16. The manor belongs to A. Fountaine, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Norwich. Value, £572.* Patron, A. Fountaine, Esq. The church is old.

South Acre through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 26th September 2021

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