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Swafield, Norfolk

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Swafield, Norfolk

Swafield is a village and a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The village is 16.4 miles north north east of Norwich, 10.1 miles south south East of Cromer and 133 miles north-east of London. The village lies 1.4 miles north of the town of North Walsham. The village sits astride the B1145 Kings Lynn to Mundesley road that dissects North Norfolk west to east. The nearest railway station is at North Walsham for the Bittern Line which runs between Cromer and Norwich.
DistrictNorth Norfolk
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTG2832
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Population273 (parish, 2001 census)

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

Swafield, par., Norfolk, 2 miles N. of North Waisham, 826 ac., pop. 178; contains Swafield Hall, seat.

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