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Felbrigg, Norfolk

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Felbrigg, Norfolk

Felbrigg is a small village just south of Cromer in Norfolk, England. The Danish name means a 'plank bridge'. Historians believe that the original village was clustered around its Perpendicular church, in the grounds of Felbrigg Hall, a Jacobean mansion built in the early 17th century, a mile to the east of the present village. In the church are some fine 14th-century brasses of Sir Simon de Felbrigge and his wife, the original Lord of the Manor here.
DistrictNorth Norfolk
Post townNORWICH
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTG2039
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01263
Population182 (2001 census)
 

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

Felebruge

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

Felbrigg, par., N. Norfolk, 3 miles SW. of Cromer, 1557 ac., pop. 165; contains Felbrigg Hall.

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