Tatterford

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Tatterford
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The Village signTatterford., Norfolk
Tatterford is located in Norfolk
Tatterford
Tatterford
Tatterford shown within Norfolk
Area11.38 km2 (4.39 sq mi)
Population902 (2001 census[1])
• Density79/km2 (200/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTF890270
• London112 miles (180 km)
Civil parish
  • Tattersett CP
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townFAKENHAM
Postcode districtNR21
Dialling code01485
PoliceNorfolk
FireNorfolk
AmbulanceEast of England
EU ParliamentEast of England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Norfolk
52°49′13″N 0°46′07″E / 52.82019°N 0.7687°E / 52.82019; 0.7687Coordinates: 52°49′13″N 0°46′07″E / 52.82019°N 0.7687°E / 52.82019; 0.7687

Tatterford is a village within the civil parish of Tattersett in the English county of Norfolk.[2] The village is 4.8 miles south west of the town of Fakenham, 30.3 miles north west of Norwich and 112 miles north north east of London. The nearest railway station is at Sheringham for the Bittern Line which runs between Sheringham, Cromer and Norwich. The nearest airport is Norwich International Airport. The parish had in 2001 census, a population of 902. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of North Norfolk. It is in the civil parish of Tattersett.

History[edit]

Tatterford has an entry in the Domesday Book of 1086.[3] In the great book Tatterford is recorded by the names Taterforda. The main landholders being Humphrey de Bohun The survey also mentions that there were two mills.

The parish church of Saint Margaret[edit]

The parish church of Saint Margaret was built by William Lightly in 1862 as a chapel of ease to the parish church of All Saints at Tattersett. The church was built on the site of an earlier church from the Norman period. The churches east window was designed by Moira Forsyth and was installed in 1951.

Notable people[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes Archived 2017-02-11 at the Wayback Machine.. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
  2. ^ OS Explorer Map 24 - Norfolk Coast Central. ISBN 0-319-21726-4.
  3. ^ The Domesday Book, Englands Heritage, Then and Now, Editor: Thomas Hinde, Norfolk page 195, Tatterford, ISBN 1-85833-440-3

External links[edit]

Media related to Tatterford at Wikimedia Commons