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Norfolk Place Names .....and how to pronounce them.

Acle Earcull
Alby Orlby
Aylsham Elsham
Bawdeswell Bordswell
Belaugh Beeler or Beloe
Blakeney Blakeknee
Blofield Bloofield
Buckenham Bucknum
Claxton Claxtun
Cley Clay or Cly
Colney Coney
Coltishall Coltshull
Costessey Cossey
Cromer Croomer
Dereham Deerum
Fakenham Fearknum
Field Dalling Field Dorlin'
Fleggburgh Fleggburrer
Forncett Fonsett
Happisburgh Hazeburrer
Hardingham Hardnum
Hautbois Hobbis (Great or Little)
Heydon Haydun
Hindolveston Hildosten or Hindol
Hindringham Hindrenum
Hockering Hock'ring
Holme Hale Hoom Hale
Honingham Hunningum
Hoveton Hofton
Hunstanton Hunstan
Hunworth Hunny
Ingoldisthorpe Inglesthorpe
Itteringham Ittrenhum
Keswick Kezzick
Loddon Lardun
Mautby Morby
Mattishall Mattsull
Mundesley Munslee
Narborough Narbrer
Neatishead Neatsud
North (or South) Walsham North Wolshum
Norwich Norridge or Narridge
Postwick Pozzick
Potter Heigham Potter Hayum
Reepham Reefum
Roughton Rowton
Ryburgh Ryburrer (Gret and Little)
Salhouse Sallus
Salle Saul
Sea Palling Sea Porlin'
Shotesham Shottsum
Sisland Sizzland
Skeyton Syktun
Snettisham Snettshum
Stiffkey Stewkey (sometimes)
Surlingham Surlinum
Swaffham Swoffum
Tacolneston Tacklestun
Tasburgh Taysburrer
Trowse Troose
Tuddenham (East and North) Tudnum
Watton Wottun
Weybourne Webbun
Wiveton Wifton
Worstead Woosted
Wymondham Windum
Yarmouth Yarmuff or Gret Yarmuff
Yaxham Yaxum

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