Hempstead, near Holt, Norfolk

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There is also a village called Hempstead near Stalham, also in North Norfolk.

Coordinates: 52°53′28″N 1°07′37″E / 52.8912°N 1.127°E / 52.8912; 1.127

Hempstead
Hempstead Village Sign October 25th 2007 (1).JPG
Hempstead Village sign
Hempstead is located in Norfolk
Hempstead
Hempstead
 Hempstead shown within Norfolk
Area  7.19 km2 (2.78 sq mi)
Population 179 (2001 census[1])
    - Density  25 /km2 (65 /sq mi)
OS grid reference TG105370
Civil parish Hempstead
District North Norfolk
Shire county Norfolk
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HOLT
Postcode district NR25
Dialling code 01263
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament North Norfolk
List of places
UK
England
Norfolk

Hempstead is a village and civil parish in the north of the English county of Norfolk. The village is 2.7 miles south-southeast of the town of Holt, and 11.2 miles west of Cromer. Hempstead is within the area covered by North Norfolk District Council. In the last Census, carried out in 2001, the population of Hempstead was counted as 179.[2]

The Parish Church[edit]

The parish church is called All Saints’ and is unusual in the fact that the apse has a thatched roof, the main part of the roof being of pantile. At the western end of the church is a red-brick built, short tower which was rebuilt in 1744.[3]

www.hempsteadhall.co.uk gives details of quality Bed & Breakfast accommodation in the village.Hempstead Hall is a 19th-century farmhouse set in beautiful surroundings on an arable farm.

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