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North Walsham, Norfolk

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North Walsham, Norfolk

North Walsham is a market town and civil parish in Norfolk, England in the North Norfolk district.
DistrictNorth Norfolk
Post townNORTH WALSHAM
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTG2830
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01692
Population17,988
 

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

Walsham ~ Walsham North

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

North Walsham, market town and par. with ry. sta., Norfolk, 7 miles NE. of Aylsham and 14 miles N. of Norwich, 4252 ac., pop. 3234; P.O., T.O., 3 Banks. Market-day, Thursday. North Walsham is situated on a gentle eminence between the rivers Ant and Bure, and has an ancient church, a free grammar school, a corn exchange, and a market cross which dates from the time of Edward III. The town was nearly destroyed by fire in 1600. Agricultural implement works form the staple industry of North Walsham, and on the Ant are several mills.

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