Collier's New Encyclopedia (1921)/Norwich (England)

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NORWICH, a city of England, capital of the country of Norfolk, on the river Wensum. It is 5 miles in circumference, and is skirted on the N. and E. by the river. Prominent among the public buildings are the castle, built about the 10th century and the cathedral in the Norman style. Its manufactures include bandanas, bombazines, shawls, crapes, gauzes, damasks, camelets, muslins, silk, and cotton fabrics, and shoes; also iron and brass foundries, oil, corn and mustard mills, etc. Pop. (1917) 108,877.