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Scole, Norfolk

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Scole, Norfolk

Scole is a village on the Norfolk/Suffolk border in England. It is 19 miles south of Norwich and lay on the old Roman road to Venta Icenorum, which was the main road until it was bypassed with a dual carriageway. It covers an area of 14.31 km and had a population of 1,339 in 563 households as of the 2001 census. It lies on the North bank of the River Waveney.
DistrictSouth Norfolk
Post townDISS
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTM1579
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England

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

Osmondiston ~ Schole Inn

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

Scole (or Osmondiston), eccl. dist. and vil., Scole with Thorpe Parva and Frenze par., Norfolk - dist., pop. 639; vil., on river Waveney, 1½ mile B. of Diss; P.O., T.O. Scole House and Scole Lodge are seats.

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