Hunstanton, Norfolk

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Hunstanton is a town in Norfolk

Other current and historical names

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

Hunstanton in historic gazetteers

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

Hunstanton, watering place and vil. with ry. sta., on river Wash, W. Norfolk, opposite Boston, 18 miles NE. of Kings Lynn by rail; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks; owes its rise as a watering-place to the opening of the railway in 1862; has a pier 280 yards long, a promenade, and a good beach, which affords excellent and safe bathing; in vicinity is the seat of Hunstanton Hall. On Hunstanton Point is a lighthouse with fixed light (Hunstanton) 109 ft. above high water and seen 16 miles.

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

Hunstanton with Barrett Ringstead, par. (ry. sta. Hunstanton), W. Norfolk, 1499 ac. land and 795 water, pop. 1516; contains the vil. of Hunstanton.

Hunstanton in the Domesday Book

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

Five manors recorded in Domesday.

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