"COSTON parish, on the river Yare, 4 miles N.N.E. of Hingham, has only 48 souls, and 353 acres of land, nearly all in one farm belonging to Lord Wodehouse. The CHURCH (St. Michael,) is a curacy, certified at £21, and always held by the Archdeacon of Norfolk, for whom the Rev. R.B. Matthews, of Hingham, officiates." [William White, History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk (1845) - Transcription copyright © Paddy Apling]
Coston is about 5 miles N.W. of Wymondham.
See also Caston.
- In 1883 the parish was in the Deanery of Hingham, in the archdeaconry of Norfolk.
It could have been in a different deanery or archdeaconry both before and after this date.
- The parish church is dedicated to St Michael.
- Church of St Michael
- Description and pictures.
- Barnes, Anthony
- St Michael's Church, Coston, Norfolk.
[London, Churches Conservation Trust, series 4, no.71, c1998]
- Brandon Parva, Coston, Runhall and Welborne Parish Council
- Councillors, meetings, minutes, newsletters, etc.
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from Coston to another place.
Coston is in Forehoe Hundred.
- Parish outline and location.
- See Parish Map for Forehoe Hundred
- Description of Forehoe Hundred
- 1845: White's History, Gazetteer, and Directory of Norfolk
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