St Peter, Kimberley
Kimberley shown within Norfolk
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|Civil parish||Kimberley and Carleton Forehoe|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||East of England|
|EU Parliament||East of England|
Kimberley is a village in Norfolk, in England. It is within the civil parish of Kimberley and Carleton Forehoe in South Norfolk, situated about 3 miles (4.8 km) north-west of Wymondham, around the crossroads of the B1108 and B1135.
The river Tiffey flows through the village.
Kimberley is home to Kimberley Hall, a house whose grounds were designed by Capability Brown.
The Wodehouse family had had owned land in Kimberley since the 1370s, in c. 1400 John Wodehouse built Wodehouse Tower at the site of the later Kimberley Hall. John's son John Wodehouse Esq. distinguished himself in the Battle of Agincourt and was granted large estates by Henry V as a reward. Earl of Kimberley is a title in the Peerage of the United Kingdom, created for John Wodehouse, 3rd Baron Wodehouse in 1866. The present holder of the title is John Wodehouse, 5th Earl of Kimberley.
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