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Burgh Castle, Norfolk

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Burgh Castle, Norfolk

Burgh Castle is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It is situated on the east bank of the River Waveney, some 6 km west of Great Yarmouth and within the Broads National Park.
DistrictGreat Yarmouth
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountySuffolk
OS GridTG4804
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 Burgh Castle, Norfolk has been known in the past


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

Burgh Castle, par. and vil., E. Suffolk, 4 miles SW. of Yarmouth, 1496 ac., pop. 518; P.O.; adjacent to the vil. is a Roman camp, one of the most perfect in England, with wall 9 ft. thick and 14 ft. high.

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