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Foulden, Norfolk

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Foulden, Norfolk

Foulden is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 12.95 km and had a population of 444 in 176 households as of the 2001 census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of Breckland. "Foulden" derives from the words "fowl" and "den", meaning "hill frequented by birds". It was recorded as "Fugalduna" in the Domesday Book. The village lies on the edge of Thetford Forest.
DistrictBreckland
Post townTHETFORD
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTL7699
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Population444
 

Other names by which Foulden, Norfolk has been known in the past

Fugalduna ~ Fulenduna

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

Foulden, par., W. Norfolk, 4 miles SE. of Stoke Ferry, 3395 ac., pop. 459; P.O.

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