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Worstead

Worstead

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This village is the original home of worsted - a woollen cloth woven by Flemish weavers who settled here in the Middle Ages. Some of the weavers' houses in and around the village still survive. Norwich was very wealthy in the medieval period, mainly through the wool trade and weaving.

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Worstead

Address

Worstead,
North Walsham,
Norfolk,
NR28 9

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Map reference: TG 302259  Lat: 52.78234 Long: 1.41233