Hempstead, near Holt, Norfolk
- There is also a village called Hempstead near Stalham, also in North Norfolk.
Hempstead Village sign
Hempstead shown within Norfolk
|Area||7.19 km2 (2.78 sq mi)|
|Population||179 (2001 census)|
|– density||25/km2 (65/sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||East of England|
|EU Parliament||East of England|
|UK Parliament||North 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.
The Parish Church
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.
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.
- Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
- http://www.norfolkcensusexplorer.net/SimplePostcode.asp use postcode NR25 6TN on the site
- The Insiders Guide to Hempstead in North Norfolk, from northnorfolkimages.co.uk
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