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Boughton, Norfolk

Boughton is a village and a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The village is 44.4 miles west of Norwich, 15.1 miles south-south-west of King’s Lynn and 97.7 miles north-east of London. The nearest town is Downham Market which is 7.3 miles east of the village. The village is a north of the route A134 which links King’s Lynn to Colchester. 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 townKING’S LYNN
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF7001
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01366
Population213 (parish, 2001 census)
 

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

Buchetuna

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

Boughton, par., W. Norfolk, 6 miles SE. of Downham, 1323 ac., pop. 236.

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