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Welney, Norfolk

Welney is a village and civil parish in the Fens of England, and the county of Norfolk. The village is situated immediately to the west of parallel Old Bedford River, River Delph and New Bedford River, which are here crossed by the A1101 road. The village is some 15 km south-west of the town of Downham Market, 30 km south of the town of King's Lynn and 70 km west of the city of Norwich. The county boundary with Cambridgeshire is adjacent, and the city of Cambridge lies 40 km to the south.
DistrictKing's Lynn and West Norfolk
Post townWISBECH
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyCambridgeshire / Norfolk
OS GridTL5294
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01354
Population528
 

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

Welney, par. and vil., Cambridgeshire and Norfolk - par., 5292 ac., pop. 1026; vil., 8 miles SW. of Downham Market; P.O. Large sheets of water form decoys for wild fowl.

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