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Gaywood is a civil parish in Norfolk, England Since 1974, the parish has formed part of the non-metropolitan district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk. Previously it was part of the Borough of King's Lynn, from 1935 and, before that, part of Freebridge Lynn Rural District. Gaywood Hall, the seat of the Bagge family, baronets in the late nineteenth and early twentieth centuries, was built on the site of a mediaeval palace of a Bishop of Norwich, John de Gray.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Other names by which Gaywood, Norfolk has been known in the past
Gaywood, Norfolk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Gaywood.-- par. and vil., W. Norfolk, on river Gaywood, 1 mile E. of King's Lynn, 2212 ac., pop. 805; P.O.; in vicinity of vil. is the seat of Gaywood Hall.
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