St Thomas, Foxley
Foxley shown within Norfolk
|Area||6.66 km2 (2.57 sq mi)|
|- Density||42 /km2 (110 /sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||East of England|
|EU Parliament||East of England|
Foxley is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The village is about 15 miles (24 km) north-west of Norwich and 9 miles (14 km) south-east of Fakenham. It covers an area of 6.66 km2 (2.57 sq mi) and had a population of 279 in 113 households at the 2001 census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of Breckland.
Foxley Wood, close by, is a site of special scientific interest and the largest remaining area of ancient woodland in Norfolk, England. It is thought to be over 6000 years old dating from the end of the last ice age.
- Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
- "Foxley Wood National Nature Reserve". Natural England. Retrieved 31 December 2010.
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