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Old Norfolk Post Offices

Heacham, Norfolk

Heacham Post Office c.1917

Heacham Post Office c.1917

Heacham Post Office c.1917

Heacham is a village located in north-west Norfolk, England, between King’s Lynn, 14 miles (23 km) to the south and Hunstanton, about 3 miles (4.8 km) to the north, on The Wash.



Partial Heacham CDS 1917

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  1. Duncan Jones

    That post office in Pinnacle Row was run by Jimmy Kemp, my great grandfather. His daughter, Lilian, succeeded him and moved into the current post office which
    was built by her husband William Jones. Both Post Offices, like many houses in Heacham, were made of local Carrstone, edged with brick

    • Comment by post author


      Hi Duncan, thanks for the information. I had not researched this location yet so it is nice to know some further details. I did not realise they were made from Carrstone. We have a local Carrstone house which we fondly call the Gingerbread House.

    • Winston Williams

      Are you the Duncan Jones who works in Norwich and are a work colleague of mine? Winston W

    • Elizabeth Booth

      I would love to know more about the newer post office Duncan? When it was built what was behind it and was there ever a connection with the houses behind?

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