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Weeting, Norfolk

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Weeting, Norfolk

Weeting is a village in Norfolk, England. Its church, St. Mary, stands close to Weeting Castle, and is one of 124 existing round-tower churches in Norfolk. During the 1920s and 1930s, Weeting housed a Ministry of Labour work camp. Basing its operations in the eighteenth century Weeting Hall, the Ministry of Labour opened a residential training centre in 1926, aimed at helping unemployed men - particularly war veterans - to acquire basic agricultural techniques.
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTL7789
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorfolk

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

Weating ~ Weeting All Saints ~ Weeting With Broomhill ~ Wetinga ~ Wetinge

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

Weeting (All Saints), par. and vil., Norfolk - par., 6187 ac., pop. 333; vil., 1½ mile N. of Brandon; p.o; Weeting Hall, seat (with ruins of an ancient castle in the park), is in vicinity.

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