|Name||Beeston St. Lawrence|
|Alt names||Beeston St Lawrence||source: Domesday Book (1985) p 186; Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) p 57|
|Beeston Saint Lawrence||source: long form|
|Beeston-St. Lawrence||source: Family History Library Catalog|
|Besetuna||source: Domesday Book (1985) p 186|
|Type||Parish (ancient), Civil parish|
|Located in||Norfolk, England ( - 1935)|
|See also||Tunstead Hundred, Norfolk, England||hundred in which it was located|
|Smallburgh Rural, Norfolk, England||rural district in which it was located 1894-1935|
|Ashmanhaugh, Norfolk, England||civil parish into which it was absorbed in 1935|
|North Norfolk District, Norfolk, England||district municipality covering the area since 1974|
- source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
- source: Family History Library Catalog
NOTE: Beeston St. Lawrence is one of four (!) places in Norfolk with "Beeston" in its name. Caution is called for in selecting the correct one.
Beeston St. Lawrence is now a village in the civil parish of Ashmanhaugh or Ashmanaugh in the English county of Norfolk, situated some 20 km north east of Norwich. Until 1935 Beeston St. Lawrence was a separate parish. It is quite small; Ashmanaugh parish, including Beeston St. Lawrence, has an area of 4.82 square kilometres and in the 2001 UK census had a population of 197 in 74 households. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the District of North Norfolk.
The church of Beeston St Lawrence is one of 124 existing round-tower churches in Norfolk.
Categories: Norfolk, England | Beeston St. Lawrence, Norfolk, England | Tunstead Hundred, Norfolk, England | Smallburgh Rural, Norfolk, England | Ashmanhaugh, Norfolk, England | North Norfolk District, Norfolk, England