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Woodton, Norfolk

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Woodton, Norfolk

Woodton is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It is situated some 7 km north-west of the Suffolk town of Bungay, and 20 km south-east of Norfolk's capital city of Norwich. The civil parish has an area of 8.85 km and in the 2001 census had a population of 472 in 194 households. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of South Norfolk. The village's name indicates a settlement in the woods.
DistrictSouth Norfolk
Post townBUNGAY
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTM2993
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 Woodton, Norfolk has been known in the past

Uidetuna ~ Wdetuna ~ Wodetone ~ Wodetuna

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

Woodton, par. and vil., Norfolk, 5 miles NW. of Bungay, 2124 ac., pop. 477.

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