Signpost in Harpley
Harpley shown within Norfolk
|Area||9.29 km2 (3.59 sq mi)|
|– density||38 /km2 (98 /sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|District||King's Lynn and West Norfolk|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Post town||KING'S LYNN|
|Ambulance||East of England|
|EU Parliament||East of England|
Harpley is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 9.29 km2 (3.59 sq mi) and had a population of 353 in 157 households at the 2001 census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk.
The village is 12 miles (19 km) north-east of King's Lynn. The village is on the south side of the A148 King's Lynn to Cromer road. There is an Anglican church, and a primary school (which celebrated its centenary in 2008). It has a Pub 'The Rose and Crown', The two shops, and a Post Office which used to operate in the village have closed. A Methodist chapel in Nethergate Street has been converted into a private dwelling. Nearby points of interest include Houghton Hall located north of the parish and the Peddars Way, accessible from the A148 just west of town.
- Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
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