All Saints', Necton
Necton shown within Norfolk
|Area||15.48 km2 (5.98 sq mi)|
|Population||1,865 UK census 2001|
|– density||120 /km2 (310 /sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||East of England|
|EU Parliament||East of England|
|UK Parliament||South West Norfolk|
Necton, commonly called Neeton, is a village situated on a turning off the A47 main road between Swaffham and East Dereham in the Breckland district of mid-Norfolk. As at the 2001 census it has a population of 1,865 residents and an area of 15.48 km2 (5.98 sq mi). It has a number of facilities including a primary school, playing field, garden centre, garage, social club, pub, old people's home, post office, and a number of shops.
All Saints' church is at the centre of the village in the Benefice of Necton. It is a grade I listed building. In the churchyard is a 14th-century grade II* listed table tomb reputed to be that of the Countess of Warwick.
There is an old mill dating back to 1782 that was in full working order until the 1960s. Necton tower mill had been converted into a single storey dwelling with a flat roof by 1970.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Necton.|
- Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
- "Name: CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS List entry Number: 1152204". English Heritage. Retrieved 9 March 2014.
- "Name: TABLE TOMB APPROXIMATELY 14 METRES SOUTH OF AISLE OF CHURCH OF ALL SAINTS List entry Number: 1077228". English Heritage. Retrieved 9 March 2014.
- Norfolk Mills "Norfolk Mills Necton tower". Retrieved 24 June 2009.