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Walsoken, Norfolk

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Walsoken, Norfolk

Walsoken is a village and a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The village is 56 miles west of Norwich, 13.4 miles west-south-west of King's Lynn and 103 miles north of London. The nearest town is Wisbech which is 1.5 miles east-north-east of the village. The Village straddles the route of the B198 which was the old A47 renumbered in 1984 with the opening of the Wisbech bypass.
DistrictKing's Lynn and West Norfolk
Post townWISBECH
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF4710
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityCambridgeshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01945
Population1,484 (parish, 2001 census)
 

Other names by which Walsoken, Norfolk has been known in the past

Walsocam

Walsoken, Norfolk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Walsoken, town and par., on border of Norfolk, 1 mile NE. of Wisbech, of which it is a suburb, 4656 ac., pop. 2697; P.O., and P.O. at New Walsoken; is connected with Wisbech by a bridge over the Nen.

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