Raveningham

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Raveningham
St Andrew's church - geograph.org.uk - 1338123.jpg
St Andrew's church, Raveningham
Raveningham is located in Norfolk
Raveningham
Raveningham
 Raveningham shown within Norfolk
Area  8.05 km2 (3.11 sq mi)
Population 157 
   – density  20/km2 (52/sq mi)
OS grid reference TM398971
Civil parish Raveningham
District South Norfolk
Shire county Norfolk
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NORWICH
Postcode district NR14
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
UK
England
Norfolk

Coordinates: 52°31′09″N 1°31′59″E / 52.51915°N 1.53316°E / 52.51915; 1.53316

Raveningham (pronounced "Ran-ing'm")[1] is a small village and parish in the county of Norfolk, England, about 13 miles (21 km) south-east of Norwich. It covers an area of 1,990 acres (810 ha) and had a population of 157 in 61 households at the 2001 census.[2]

Raveningham is mentioned in the Domesday Book as one of the settlements in Clavering hundred.

It is the home of Raveningham Hall Gardens. Located within the premises is St Andrews church, one of 124 existing round-tower churches in Norfolk.

St Andrew's Church[edit]

The east window has glass by Kempe depicting the crucificion flanked by St Peter and St Andrew.[3]

Notes[edit]

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  2. ^ "Raveningham parish information". South Norfolk Council. 4 January 2006. Retrieved 20 June 2009. 
  3. ^ [2]

External links[edit]

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