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The History of Scole

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SCOLE alias OSMONDESTON is a parish and pleasant village in Diss hundred and county court district, diocese of Norwich, archdeaconry of Norfolk, rural deanery of Redenhall, situate on the north side of the river Waveney, 2 miles E. of the Diss station, 20 from Norwich, and 96 from London. By the census of 1871 it contained 750 inhabitants, and 799 acres of land, belonging to several owners. Sir Edward C. Kerrison, Bart., is lord of the manor and patron of the living. The church, dedicated to St. Andrew, is an ancient building with tower, nave, south aisle, and chancel. It has been recently restored and reseated at a cost of over £1,300. ..... [J. G. Harrod & Co.‘s Royal County Directory of Norfolk with Lowestoft in Suffolk, 1877.]

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Currently available data for Scole
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  • *** By comparing the information within the 1873 Electoral Roll and the Modern Domesday, a better understanding of the land ownership within a village can be reached.

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