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Geldeston, Norfolk

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Geldeston, Norfolk

Geldeston is a parish in Norfolk. It is about 1 mile west of Gillingham and 2 miles north west of Beccles. Other nearby villages include Ellingham and Broome to the west. It covers an area of 3.40 km and had a population of 398 in 161 households as of the 2001 census. The church of Geldeston St Michael is one of 124 round-tower churches in Norfolk, England. The current incumbent of this parish is the Rev Julie Oddy-Bates who until recently was a curate under the rev Jane Atkins.
DistrictSouth Norfolk
Post townBECCLES
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTM3991
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England

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

Geldeston, par. and vil. with ry. sta., S. Norfolk, 2½ miles NW. of Beccles, 820 ac., pop. 292; P.O.; in vicinity of vil. is the seat of Geldeston House.

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