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Horsey, Norfolk

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Horsey, Norfolk

Horsey is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk within The Broads National Park. It covers an area of 8.49 km and had a population of 99 in 40 households as of the 2001 census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of North Norfolk. It is situated at the end of Horsey Mere, a nature reserve. Horsey windpump is in the care of the National Trust. It was struck by lightning in the 1960s and has been beautifully restored.
DistrictNorth Norfolk
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTG4522
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 Horsey, Norfolk has been known in the past

Horsey Next The Sea ~ Horsheia ~ Horseia

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

Horsey-next-the-Sea, coast par. and hamlet, N. Norfolk, 10½ miles NW. of Yarmouth, 1880 ac. (125 water), pop. 199; P.O., called Horsey; in vicinity of hamlet is Horsey Mere, a lake of 113 ac.

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