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Bawburgh, Norfolk

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Bawburgh, Norfolk

Bawburgh is a village and civil parish in the South Norfolk district of Norfolk, England, lying in the valley of the River Yare about 5 miles west of Norwich city centre. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 466. Bawburgh is very close to the relatively new Norfolk and Norwich University Hospital and the Bowthorpe Estate. The name is first recorded as Bauenburc in 1086 and is from Old English 'stronghold of a man called Beawa.
DistrictSouth Norfolk
Post townNORWICH
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTG1508
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 Bawburgh, Norfolk has been known in the past

Bauenburc ~ Bauenbuc

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

Bawburgh, par., S. Norfolk, on river Yare, 5 miles W. of Norwich, 1440 ac., pop. 419.

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