Place:Tacolneston, Norfolk, England

Alt namesTacoluestunasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 195
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.5°N 1.152°E
Located inNorfolk, England
See alsoDepwade Hundred, Norfolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
Depwade Rural, Norfolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1974
South Norfolk District, Norfolk, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
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Tacolneston is a village in Norfolk, England. Since 1974 it has been a civil parish within the South Norfolk District with a population of around 700, but measured at the 2011 UK census as 825. Its name occurs in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Tacoluestuna and is theorized to come from Anglo-Saxon 'Tātwulfes tūn', meaning "Tātwulf's farmstead", via an old handwriting misread of 'n' for 'u'.

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