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Dunston is a small village which lies approximately 3 miles south of Norwich. It is located in the valley of the River Tas between Stoke Holy Cross and Caistor St. Edmund. It has a common which is popular with walkers. Parish records for Dunston exist as far back as 1557 but the village is now in the civil parish of Stoke Holy Cross. Dunston Hall is now a hotel.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Other names by which Dunston, Norfolk has been known in the past
Dunestuna ~ Dunestun ~ Dustuna
Dunston, Norfolk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Dunston, par., S. Norfolk, on river Yare, 4 miles S. of Norwich, 616 ac., pop. 73; contains D. Hall.
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