St Michael and All Angels parish church.
Barton Turf shown within Norfolk
|Area||10.86 km2 (4.19 sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|- London||132 miles (212 km)|
|Civil parish||Barton Turf|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||East of England|
|EU Parliament||East of England|
|UK Parliament||North Norfolk|
Barton Turf is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The village is situated some 20 km north-east of the city of Norwich, on the northwestern edge of Barton Broad, the second largest broad of the Norfolk Broads For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of North Norfolk.
The civil parish, which includes the whole of Barton Broad and the smaller village of Irstead at its southern end, has an area of 10.86 km2. In the 2001 census it had a population of 480 in 181 households. Barton Turf church, situated a mile from the village, is noted for containing a very rare surviving example of a medieval rood screen across the chancel arch.
Barton Turf has given its name to a traditional Corn dolly which consists of two vertical baskets.
- Ordnance Survey (2005). OS Explorer Map OL40 - The Broads. ISBN 0-319-23769-9.
- Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Retrieved December 2, 2005.
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