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Briston, Norfolk

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Briston, Norfolk

Briston is a village and a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The village is 11 miles east north east of the town of Fakenham, 13.3 miles west south west of Cromer, 20.3 miles north north west of the city of Norwich, and 125 miles north north east of London. The nearest railway station is at Sheringham for the Bittern Line which runs between Sheringham, Cromer and Norwich. The nearest airport is Norwich International Airport.
DistrictNorth Norfolk
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTG0632
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01263
Population2,021 (parish, 2001 census)

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

Burston ~ Burstuna

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

Briston, par. and vil., N. Norfolk, on river Bure, 4 miles SW. of Holt, 2751 ac., pop. 855; P.O.

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