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Norfolk - Snarehill

Francis White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory, of Norfolk 1854, p. 767

[Complete entry. Transcription Copyright © the late A.J. Carter, December 2001]

SNAREHILL, one mile E. of Thetford, though united with Rushford, is an extra-parochial estate, comprising 28 inhabitants, and was anciently in two hamlets, called Great and Little Snarehill, the former containing 1,666 acres of heath, and the latter 380 acres, on which is Snarehill house, the property of Chas. Porcher, Esq., and the seat of Col. Hugh Fitzroy. The house is a neat modern mansion, in a beautiful park. In the vicinity are twelve large tumuli, supposed to mark the site of the sanguinary battle between the Saxons and Danes, in which Edmund the King and Martyr lost his life, as previously noticed.

Transcription Copyright © the late A.J. Carter, December 2001; links updated January 2010.

1891 Census Names Index
Guiltcross hundred
Thetford union
Kelly's 1883
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Snarehill Archeology [Norfolk Heritage Explorer]
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