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Bowthorpe, Norfolk

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Bowthorpe, Norfolk

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.
DistrictNorwich
Post townNORWICH
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTG1709
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Dialling code01603
 

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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