Happisburgh, Norfolk

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Happisburgh is a village in Norfolk

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Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Happisburgh within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Happisburgh in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Happisburgh (or Hasbro'), par. and fishing vil., N. Norfolk, 6 miles E. of North Walsham, 2163 ac. (210 water), pop. 556; P.O. Happisburgh Gat is a water channel between the Newarp and Happisburgh Sand; to the SE. of the church are 2 lighthouses, 85 ft. and 42 ft. high, each with fixed light (Hasborough) 136 ft. and 94 ft. above high water and seen 17 and 15 miles; near the end of Sand is a light-vessel, with fixed light (Hasborough) 35 ft. above high water and seen 10 miles.

Happisburgh in the Domesday Book

A village in Happing hundred, in the county of Norfolk.

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