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Beeston, Norfolk

Beeston is a village in the county of Norfolk, England, in the civil parish of Beeston with Bittering, west of East Dereham and south of Fakenham. It may also be known as Beeston All Saints or Beeston-next-Mileham to distinguish it from the three other villages in Norfolk named Beeston. Sir William Calthorpe made presentations to the rectory of Beeston in 1460, 1481, and 1492 . Keith Skipper, the Eastern Daily Press journalist and champion of the Norfolk dialect, was born in the village.
DistrictBreckland
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF9015
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
 

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

Beeston Next Litcham ~ Beeston With Little Bittering

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

Beeston with Little Bittering, par., W. Norfolk, 6 miles NE. of Swaffham, 2471 ac., pop. 503.

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