St Mary's church, Newton Flotman
Newton Flotman shown within Norfolk
|Area||4.87 km2 (1.88 sq mi)|
|- Density||246 /km2 (640 /sq mi)|
|Civil parish||Newton Flotman|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||East of England|
|EU Parliament||East of England|
|UK Parliament||South Norfolk|
Newton Flotman is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It lies north of Tasburgh and south of Swainsthorpe, and the River Tas flows through it. It covers an area of 4.87 km2 (1.88 sq mi) and had a population of 1,197 in 497 households at the 2001 census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of South Norfolk.
There is also an area of land known as Smockmill Common - which is managed by South Norfolk District Council, in Saxlingham near Newton Flotman.
Alan King has two places named after him in Newton Flotman; Alan King Playing Field and Alan Avenue.
Newton Flotman Football Club is based in the village.
The village was the home of the Blonumvyll or Blunderville family in the 15th century: Richard & William. Thomas Blundeville (c. 1522 – 1606), humanist writer and mathematician, lived as a country gentleman in the village.
- Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
- "Couple to open their own village store". Diss Mercury. 2007-03-14.
- Plea Rolls of the Court of Common Pleas; National Archives; CP 40/629; http://aalt.law.uh.edu/H5/CP40no629/aCP40no629fronts/IMG_0702.htm; seventh entry; complainants RB & WB, with Williamm Paston, in 1418
- ODNB: Tessa Beverley, "Blundeville, Thomas (1522?–1606?)", Retrieved 4 March 2014, pay-walled.
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