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Morston, Norfolk

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Morston, Norfolk

Morston is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 8.68 km and had a population of 86 in 42 households as of the 2001 census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of North Norfolk. Like its neighbour Blakeney, Morston, used to be a major port 400 years ago, but is now only used by a small number of fishing boats, leisure craft and the regular seal watching trips which leave for Blakeney Point.
DistrictNorth Norfolk
Post townHOLT
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTG0043
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England

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

Masham ~ Marstuna ~ Merstona

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

Morston, coast par. and vil., Norfolk, 6 miles E. of Wells, 3825 ac. (1715 water), pop. 168.

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