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Scoulton, Norfolk

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Scoulton, Norfolk

Scoulton is a small village and civil parish in the county of Norfolk, England, situated 16 miles west of the city of Norwich and 21 miles north-north-east of Thetford. Scoulton lies on the main road between Norwich and the market town of Watton. Increasingly a dormitory for workers in Norwich's insurance and other service industries, it was traditionally agricultural, relying particularly on the production of sugar beet and on pig farming. It has a fine, partially thatched Saxon church.
DistrictBreckland
Post townNR9
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF9800
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Population241 (2001 Census)
 

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

Burdelois ~ Burdos ~ Sculton

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

Scoulton, par. and vil., Norfolk - par., 2193 ac., pop. 326; vil., 3 miles E. of Watton ry. sta.; P.O.

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