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Little Hautbois, Norfolk

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Little Hautbois, Norfolk

Little Hautbois is a small hamlet in Broadland, England, part of the parish of Lamas. The name is pronounced 'Hobbis', and can be seen thus spelled on a memorial on the outside of nearby Lamas Church. In the Middle Ages, the settlement of Great Hautbois was the head of the navigation on the river Bure, and it is thought Little Hautbois developed from that. The name is taken from that of the de Alto Bosco, or de Haut Bois family, who acquired these lands at the Norman Conquest.
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTG2521
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorfolk

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

Hautbois ~ Hautbois Little

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

Hautbois, Little, hamlet, Lammas par., N. Norfolk, 8 miles NE. of Norwich. See LAMMAS WITH LITTLE HAUTBOIS.

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