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Blofield, Norfolk

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Blofield, Norfolk

Blofield is the village and civil parish in the Broadland district of Norfolk, England. The parish includes Blofield and the hamlets of Blofield Heath and Blofield Corner and, according to the 2001 census, had a population of 3,221. It is on the A47, five miles (8 km) east of Norwich and 14 miles west of Great Yarmouth. Since construction of a bypass in 1982, the A47 no longer passes through the village.
Post townNORWICH
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTG3309
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 Blofield, Norfolk has been known in the past

Blauuefelda ~ Blafelda

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

Blofield.-- hundred, S. Norfolk, 19,594 ac., pop. 6598; contains 24 pars. and part of another.

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