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Overstrand, Norfolk

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Overstrand, Norfolk

Overstrand is a village on the north coast of Norfolk in England, two miles east of Cromer. It was once a modest fishing station, with all or part of the fishing station being known as Beck Hythe. In the latter part of the 19th century it was catapulted into prominence, and became known as “the village of millionaires”.
DistrictNorth Norfolk
Post townCROMER
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTG2440
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
Population952 (parish, 2001 census)
 

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

Othestranda

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

Overstrand, coast par. and vil., Norfolk, 2 miles S.E. of Cromer, 598 ac., pop. 227.

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