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Stow Bedon, Norfolk

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Stow Bedon, Norfolk

Stow Bedon is a village of 287 inhabitants in the Breckland district of the English county of Norfolk. The Domesday Book mentions Stow Bedon, but in limited detail. The Inclosure Act however mentions Stow Bedon as a 'Free Village' and mentions how the village "maintained an independent spirit". Further records show that during Queen Victoria's Jubilee, instead of the traditional roasting of an ox, Stow Bedon only roasted a pig.
DistrictBreckland
Post townATTLEBOROUGH
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTL9596
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01953
Population287 (2001 census)
 

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

Stow Bedon, par. and ry. sta., Norfolk, 9 miles SE. of Swaffham, 1692 ac., pop. 324.

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