Place:Moulton St. Mary, Norfolk, England

NameMoulton St. Mary
Alt namesModetunasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 192
Mothetunasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 192
Moulton St Marysource: Domesday Book (1985) p 192; Gazetteer of Great Britain (1999) p 510
Moulton Saint Marysource: long form
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates52.601°N 1.542°E
Located inNorfolk, England
See alsoWalsham Hundred, Norfolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
Blofield Rural, Norfolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1935
Beighton, Norfolk, Englandparish which absorbed part of Moulton St. Mary in 1935
Reedham, Norfolk, Englandparish which absorbed part of Moulton St. Mary in 1935
Broadland District, Norfolk, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

NOTE: The parish of Moulton St. Michael is some miles to the southwest. Both parishes were often just called "Moulton", but in WeRelate Moulton redirects to Moulton St. Michael.

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Moulton St Mary is a small village in the county of Norfolk, England, about two miles south of Acle. Its Church of St Mary is one of 124 existing round-tower churches in Norfolk. It has a canonical sundial on the south wall. The church is redundant and under the care of the Churches Conservation Trust.

The parish of Moulton St. Mary was abolished in 1935 and the land shared between the parishes of Beighton and Reedham.

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