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Oxborough, Norfolk

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Oxborough, Norfolk

Oxborough is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 13.024 km and had a population of 240 in 106 households as of the 2001 census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of Breckland. Oxborough is famous for its church, and the manor house Oxburgh Hall. The Oxborough dirk, a Bronze Age ceremonial oversize dagger was discovered nearby in 1988. It was acquired for the nation and is now on display in the British Museum.
DistrictBreckland
Post townKING'S LYNN
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF7401
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Population240
 

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

Oxenburch ~ Oxenburh

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

Oxborough, par. and vil., Norfolk - par., 2578 ac., pop. 228; vil., 7 miles SW. of Swaffham; P.O.; in vicinity is Oxborough Hall, seat.

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