Place:Walcott, Norfolk, England

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NameWalcott
TypeVillage
Located inNorfolk, England
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Walcott is a small village and civil parish on the North Norfolk coast in England between Mundesley and Happisburgh. The name is formed from the Anglian word 'walh' (cognate with 'Welsh') and the Anglo-Saxon 'cot' meaning 'cottage, hut, shelter or den'. The village is north east of Norwich, south east of Cromer and north east of London. The village lies east of the town of North Walsham.

The village is the only point where the B1159 (the coast road) actually runs along the edge of the sea. This makes it a popular stopping off point for day-trippers and storm watchers.

The parish was created in 2008, having formerly been part of Happisburgh parish.

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