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Outwell, Norfolk

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Outwell, Norfolk

Outwell is a village and a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk The village is 53.4 miles west of Norwich, 18.3 miles south-west of King's Lynn and 97 miles north of London. The nearest town is Wisbech which is 5.1 miles north west of the village. The Village is on the route of the A1101 Bury St. Edmunds to Long Sutton road. The nearest railway station is at Downham Market for the Fen Line which runs between King's Lynn and Cambridge.
DistrictKing's Lynn and West Norfolk
Post townWISBECH
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk / Cambridgeshire
OS GridTF5103
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01945
Population1,880 (parish, 2001 census)

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

Utwella ~ Wtwella

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

Outwell, par. and vil., partly in Cambridgeshire, but chiefly in Norfolk - par., 3018 ac., pop. 1212; vil., 5 miles SE. of Wisbech; P.O.

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