Great Ryburgh

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Coordinates: 52°49′00″N 0°55′00″E / 52.8166°N 0.9166°E / 52.8166; 0.9166

Great Ryburgh
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Great Ryburgh St. Andrew
Great Ryburgh is located in Norfolk
Great Ryburgh
Great Ryburgh
 Great Ryburgh shown within Norfolk
Civil parish Ryburgh
District North Norfolk
Shire county Norfolk
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
EU Parliament East of England
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Great Ryburgh is a village in the English county of Norfolk. Administratively the village is within the civil parish of Ryburgh along with Little Ryburgh, in the district of North Norfolk.

It is located about two miles south-east of the market town of Fakenham. The River Wensum flows through the village. The village has a large maltings which has been producing malt on a traditional malting floor for two centuries.[1] The village and maltings were formerly served by Ryburgh station on the Great Eastern Railway branch from Wymondham and East Dereham to Fakenham and Wells-next-the-Sea. This line is proposed for restoration, as far as Fakenham, by the Mid-Norfolk Railway.

The church of Great Ryburgh St. Andrew is one of 124 existing round-tower churches in Norfolk.

The Boar Inn is located in Great Ryburgh and is a traditional English country inn, with low-beamed ceilings and an inglenook fireplace in the bar.

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  1. ^ Pollitt, Michael (24 January 2004). "Norfolk's maltsters to the world". Hidden Norfolk. Retrieved 2009-03-09.