Postwick with Witton


Postwick with Witton

Postwick with Witton is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk, comprising the two nearby villages of Postwick and Witton. Postwick is some 4½ miles (7 km) east of the city of Norwich, just south of the eastern end of the A47 Norwich southern bypass. Witton is 1¾ miles (3 km) to the north-east, north of the A47.ref|osexp1

The civil parish has an area of 8.29 km² and in the 2001 census had a population of 323 in 128 households. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of Broadland.ref|osnnccAlthough the Wherry Lines rail line passes through Postwick, there is no station. In the west of the parish at the junction of the A47 and A1042 is Postwick Park and Ride, one of six such sites surrounding Norwich. A ferry once operated on the River Yare between Postwick and Surlingham, it ceased c1939 following a collision with a coaster [ [http://www.norfolkpubs.co.uk/norfolks/surlingham/surlifh.htm Surlingham - Ferry House ] ]

External links

* [http://www.broadland.gov.uk/leisure_and_tourism/1185.asp Postwick with Witton page] on Broadland website
* [http://martin.edwards.name/places.html#postwick Postwick] on Martin & Marie Edwards' web-pages
*oscoor|TG296078_region:GB_scale:100000|Map sources for Postwick.
*oscoor|TG313096_region:GB_scale:100000|Map sources for Witton.
* [http://www.origins.org.uk/genuki/NFK/places/p/postwick/ Information from Genuki Norfolk] on Postwick.
* [http://www.origins.org.uk/genuki/NFK/places/w/witton_nr_blofield/ Information from Genuki Norfolk] on Witton.
* [http://www.norfolkchurches.co.uk/postwick/index.html All Saints, Postwick]
* [http://www.norfolk.gov.uk/consumption/idcplg?IdcService=SS_GET_PAGE&ssDocName=NCC047145&ssSourceNodeId=&ssTargetNodeId=278 Postwick Park and Ride]

Further reading

"POSTWICK - The Story of a Norfolk Village" by Anne Carter published 1987, reprinted 1991 ISBN 1 873495 00 5

References

* Ordnance Survey (2005). "OS Explorer Map OL40 - The Broads". ISBN 0-319-23769-9.
* Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). " [http://www.norfolk.gov.uk/consumption/groups/public/documents/general_resources/ncc017867.xls Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes] ". Retrieved December 2, 2005.


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