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Oxnead is a lost settlement in Norfolk, England, roughly three miles south-east of Aylsham. It now consists mostly of St Michael’s Church and Oxnead Hall. It was the principal residence of the Paston family from 1597 until the death of William Paston, 2nd Earl of Yarmouth in 1732. Under Sir William Paston (1610–1663), Oxnead was the site of several works by the architect and sculptor, Nicholas Stone, master-mason to Kings James I and Charles I.
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Other names by which Oxnead, Norfolk has been known in the past
Oxnead, Norfolk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Oxnead, par., Norfolk, on river Bure, 3½ miles SE. of Aylsham, 644 ac., pop. 75.
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