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Horsham St Faith, Norfolk

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Horsham St Faith, Norfolk

Horsham St Faith is a village in Norfolk, England. The village lies close and to the east of the A140 road and is 5 miles north of Norwich and some 8 miles south of Aylsham It takes its name from the River Hor, which runs through it on its way from Horsford to Horstead; and a Benedictine priory, founded in honour of St. Faith that, until the dissolution of the monasteries, stood there. It is near Norwich International Airport, which began in 1939 as RAF Horsham St.
DistrictBroadland
Post townNORWICH
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTG2115
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
 

Other names by which Horsham St Faith, Norfolk has been known in the past

Horsham ~ Horsham and Newton St Faith ~ Horsham St Faiths

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

Horsham, vil., Horsham and Newton St Faith par., S. Norfolk, 5 miles NW. of Norwich.

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