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Howe, Norfolk

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Howe, Norfolk

Howe is a village and civil parish in South Norfolk, England. It is situated between Poringland, Brooke and Shotesham. It covers an area of 3.20 km and had a population of 54 in 21 households as of the 2001 census. Howe, from the Old Norse word haugr, is a Middle English topographic name for someone who lived by a small hill or a man-made mound or barrow.
DistrictSouth Norfolk
Post townNORWICH
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTM2799
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 Howe, Norfolk has been known in the past

Hou ~ Howa

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

Howe.-- par., S. Norfolk, 6½ miles SE. of Norwich, 757 ac., pop. 92.

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