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Woodbastwick, Norfolk

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Woodbastwick, Norfolk

Woodbastwick is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It is located on the River Bure between Cockshoot Broad and Salhouse Broad, within The Broads National Park and close to Bure Marshes NNR. The city of Norwich lies 10 kilometres to the south-east. The village name relates to bast, a pliable substance found under the bark of the lime tree. Danish and Saxon invaders used bast as a form of binding to tie leggings and other items.
Post townNORWICH
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTG3315
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England

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

Woodbastwick, par. and vil., Norfolk - par., 2163 ac., pop. 210; vil., 8 miles NE. of Norwich; P.O.; in vicinity is Woodbastwick Hall.

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