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Bowthorpe is a village located in the west of Norwich, England. It is primarily a residential area, but includes a large Industrial Estate (predominantly occupied by the technology sector) and one small out-of-town shopping centre, containing a supermarket and various smaller retail outlets. A police station and community hall are situated close to Bowthorpe Town Centre. Most of present-day Bowthorpe has been developed from the 1970s onward.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Other names by which Bowthorpe, Norfolk has been known in the past
Bowethorp ~ Boethorp
Bowthorpe, Norfolk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Bowthorpe.-- par., S. Norfolk, on river Yare, 3 miles W. of Norwich, 645 ac., pop. 55.
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