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Costessey, Norfolk

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Costessey, Norfolk

Costessey is a civil parish situated 4 miles west of Norwich in Norfolk, England. The parish comprises two settlements: the long-established village of Costessey (now commonly Old Costessey) (2005 population 4,611), and New Costessey (population 5,211), which developed during the first half of the 20th century and has become a suburb of Norwich. The two settlements are separated by the River Tud and by arable land.
DistrictSouth Norfolk
Post townNORWICH
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTG1712
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01603
Population9,822 (2001)

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


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

Costessey, par. and vil., S. Norfolk, 4½ m. NW. of Norwich, 3040 ac., pop. 960; P.O.; in SW. vicinity of vil. is Costessey (or Cossey) Park, seat of Lord Stafford.

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