Place:East Somerton, Norfolk, England

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NameEast Somerton
Alt namesSomertunasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 194
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates52.702°N 1.677°E
Located inNorfolk, England
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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Somerton is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It comprises the twin villages of East Somerton and West Somerton and is situated some north of the town of Great Yarmouth, north-east of the city of Norwich, and from the sea.

The civil parish has an area of and in the 2001 census had a population of 257 in 93 households. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of Great Yarmouth.

The church of West Somerton St Mary is one of 124 existing round-tower churches in Norfolk.

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