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Scottow, Norfolk

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Scottow, Norfolk

Scottow is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It is located some 2.5 miles north of Coltishall and 5 miles south of North Walsham. The civil parish has an area of 8.59 km and in 2001 had a population of 1,774 in 357 households. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of North Norfolk. Most of the former Royal Air Force Coltishall military airbase lied within the parish boundaries of Scottow.
DistrictNorth Norfolk
Post townNORWICH
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTG2823
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 Scottow, Norfolk has been known in the past

Scothou ~ Scotchou ~ Scotchu

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

Scottow, par. and vil., Norfolk - par., 2120 ac., pop. 430; vil., 4 miles SW. of North Walsham; P.O.; near the vil. is Scottow Hall, seat.

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