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Wacton, Norfolk

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Wacton, Norfolk

Wacton is a village in the English county of Norfolk. It is located about one mile south-west of Long Stratton. It covers an area of 4.54 km and had a population of 319 in 128 households as of the 2001 census. Its church, All Saints, is one of 124 existing round-tower churches in Norfolk.
DistrictSouth Norfolk
Post townNORWICH
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTM1791
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Population319
 

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

Wacton Magna and W. Parva ~ Wachetuna ~ Waketune

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

Wacton, par., Norfolk, 1½ mile SW. of Long Stratton, 1044 ac., pop. 233; consists of 2 former pars.- viz., Wacton Magna, and Wacton Parva.

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