Place:Keswick (near Norwich), Norfolk, England

NameKeswick (near Norwich)
Alt namesKeswicksource: from redirect
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Located inNorfolk, England
See alsoHumbleyard Hundred, Norfolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
source: Family History Library Catalog

NOTE: There are two places named Keswick in Norfolk. This civil parish is Keswick (near Norwich), commonly called Keswick, while the other settlement, in the North Norfolk District, is a village within the parish of Bacton which has been named Keswick by Bacton and has been redirected there.

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Keswick is a village and civil parish in Norfolk, England. It is situated some 3 miles (4.8 km) to the south of the city of Norwich. It should not be mistaken for the coastal settlement of Keswick by Bacton on the North Sea coast of Norfolk.

The civil parish has an area of 5.52 km2 (2.13 sq mi) and in the 2001 UK census had a population of 431 in 248 households, the population increasing to 444 at the 2011 UK census. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the South Norfolk District.

The church of Keswick, dedicated to All Saints, is one of 124 existing round-tower churches in Norfolk. There was a small early church here, but it was demolished c 1598 to use the materials to repair the round-tower church in Intwood, when the two parishes were consolidated.

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