Rushford, Norfolk

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Norfolk, Suffolk
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St John the Evangelist
Grid reference: TL925814
Location: 52°23’49"N, 0°49’41"E
Post town: Thetford
Postcode: IP24
Dialling code: 01842
Local Government
Council: Breckland
St Edmundsbury

Rushford is a small village and ancient parish on the border of Norfolk and Suffolk. It is situated 3½ miles east of Thetford and south of the main A1066 road. The main part of the village, including the parish church, is situated on the north bank of the River Little Ouse, which here forms the county border, with Rushford Hall[1] south of the river.

Since 1935, The village has been split between the civil parishes of Brettenham (Norfolk) and Euston (Suffolk).

Filming for the film WitchFinder General starring Vincent Price and Ian Ogilvy took place here in 1967.

Notable residents

  • Edmund Gonville, a founder of Gonville and Caius College, was rector of Rushford from 1326 to 1342.[2]


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