BUCKENHAM-TOFTS, or Buckenham Parva, is a parish on the river Wissey, 8 miles N. by W. of Thetford, containing only 69 inhabitants, 931 acres, a few cottages, and the HALL, a large handsome mansion in an extensive and well-wooded park, belonging with the manor to the Right Hon. Fras. Baring, 3rd LORD ASHBURTON, who resides here occasionally, with his son, the Hon. Alex. Baring, M.P. for Thetford. Buckenham-Tofts Hall was founded in the reign of Charles II., by a Mr. Vincent.
The Church (St. Andrew) was desecrated many years ago, and the rectory, valued in the King's Book at £3, is a small sinecure. The ruins were cleared away above 40 years since, and the churchyard now forms part of the pleasure grounds near the hall.
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