A History of Intwood and Keswick

A History of Intwood and Keswick

 A History of Intwood and Keswick

Book published by the Cringleford Historical Society in 1998, 72 pages. Paperback - has a small price sticker on the rear side cover (N4055)

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Intwood and Keswick are small villages in Norfolk, both situated around three miles south of Norwich. This book provides a fascinating introduction to the local history of the villages, and chapters include:

  • Prehistory to Domesday
  • Domesday to Tudor
  • Intwood Hall and families to 1800
  • Keswick before the Gurneys
  • The Gurneys of Keswick
  • Intwood Hall from 1800
  • Churches and Glebe
  • Roads and Railways
  • Education
  • Later years

From the opening paragraph of the introduction: The two villages of Keswick and Intwood have been a civil parish since 1935, and an ecclesiastical parish since the two manors were united under the Gresham family at the end of the 16th century. Although they are both small villages, they have been home to eminent Norwich businessmen over the centuries, and to families of national importance such as the Greshams and Hobarts at Intwood Hall, and the Gurneys at Keswick Hall.....

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