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Coltishall, Norfolk

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Coltishall, Norfolk

Coltishall is a village (population 1,405) on the River Bure, west of Wroxham, in the English county of Norfolk, within the Norfolk Broads. Coltishall was a place of note even when the Domesday Book was compiled. For 250 years it was a centre of the malting industry. Many Norfolk wherries (trading ships) were built here. Between 1779 and 1912, it was possible to navigate the River Bure all the way to Aylsham, but now the limit of navigation for powered craft is just south of Coltishall.
Post townNORWICH
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTG2720
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England

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

Cokereshala ~ Coketeshala ~ Colceteshala

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

Coltishall, par. and vil. with ry. sta., N. Norfolk, on river Bure, 8 miles NE. of Norwich, 1180 ac., pop. 952; P.O., T.O.; has malting and boat-building. On E. side of vil. is Coltishall House.

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