Morley shown within Norfolk
|Area||8.21 km2 (3.17 sq mi)|
|– density||119/km2 (310/sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||East of England|
|EU Parliament||East of England|
Morley is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The name is first attested in 1086 as Morlea, which probably meant "open ground by a pasture/clearing", from Old English mōr "moor, clearing, pasture" + lẽah "open ground, clearing". It covers an area of 8.21 km2 (3.17 sq mi) and had a population of 973 in 182 households at the 2001 census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of South Norfolk.
- Victor Watts (ed.), The Cambridge Dictionary of English Place-Names, Based on the Collections of the English Place-Name Society (Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 2004), s.v. MORLEY ST BOTOLPH Norf.
- "Morley parish information". South Norfolk Council. 20 April 2009. Retrieved 20 June 2009.
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