Place:Feltwell, Norfolk, England

Alt namesFatwellasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 189
Feltwellasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 189
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.483°N 0.533°E
Located inNorfolk, England
See alsoGrimshoe Hundred, Norfolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
Downham Rural, Norfolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1974
King's Lynn and West Norfolk District, Norfolk, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
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Feltwell is a village 10 miles west of Thetford in Norfolk, England, and is in the borough or district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk.

Feltwell has the largest area of any parish in Norfolk. It has two churches and a Methodist chapel. The street known as 'The Beck' was once a river. The village is located near several RAF airfields USAF, notably RAF Lakenheath and RAF Mildenhall.

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