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Rushford is a small village in the English county of Norfolk. It is situated on the north bank of the River Little Ouse, 3+⁄2 miles east of the town of Thetford and south of the main A1066 road. The river forms the boundary between Norfolk and Suffolk and, until 1894, Rushford was in both counties. Rushford Hall is south of the river and thus in Suffolk.
|Traditional County||Norfolk / Suffolk|
|OS Settlement Classification||Other settlement (village, hamlet etc)|
Other names by which Rushford, Norfolk has been known in the past
Riseurda ~ Rusceuuorda
Rushford, Norfolk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Rushford, par., Norfolk and Suffolk, on river Little Ouse, 4 miles SE. of Thetford, 6118 ac. (including Great and Little Snarehill), pop. 169; the church was that of a college founded here about 1342.
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