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Tacolneston, Norfolk

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Tacolneston, Norfolk

Tacolneston is a village in Norfolk, England. Tacolneston is a civil parish within the South Norfolk District with a population of around 700. Its name occurs in the 1086 Domesday Book as Tacoluestuna and is theorized to come from Anglo-Saxon Tātwulfes tūn, meaning "Tātwulf's farmstead", via an old handwriting misread 'n' for 'u'. It is the location of the Tacolneston transmitting station, a facility for both analogue and digital VHF/FM radio and UHF television transmission.
DistrictSouth Norfolk
Post townNORWICH
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTM1494
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01508 (north part)

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

Tacolnestone ~ Tacolston ~ Tacoluestuna

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

Tacolnestone (or Tacolston), par. and vil., Norfolk, 4 miles SE. of Wymondham, 1580 ac., pop. 438; P.O.; Tacolnestone Hall is the seat of the Boileau family.

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