Rollesby

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Rollesby
St George's Church - geograph.org.uk - 855320.jpg
Rollesby St George
Rollesby is located in Norfolk
Rollesby
Rollesby
 Rollesby shown within Norfolk
Area  5.91 km2 (2.28 sq mi)
Population 995 (2001 census)
   – density  168/km2 (440/sq mi)
OS grid reference TG451160
Civil parish Rollesby
District Great Yarmouth
Shire county Norfolk
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town GREAT YARMOUTH
Postcode district NR29
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
UK
England
Norfolk

Coordinates: 52°41′10″N 1°37′30″E / 52.68619°N 1.62505°E / 52.68619; 1.62505

Rollesby is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It is situated on the A149 road, adjacent to Rollesby Broad and Ormesby Broad, about 12 km (7.5 mi) north-west of the town of Great Yarmouth and 30 km (19 mi) east of the city of Norwich.[1]

The civil parish has an area of 5.91 km2 (2.28 sq mi) and in the 2001 census had a population of 995 in 408 households. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of Great Yarmouth.[2]

The church of Rollesby St George is one of 124 existing round-tower churches in Norfolk and is a Grade II* listed building.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Ordnance Survey (2005). OS Explorer Map OL40 - The Broads. ISBN 0-319-23769-9.
  2. ^ Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Retrieved December 2, 2005.
  3. ^ "Name: CHURCH OF ST GEORGE List entry Number: 1152526". English Heritage. Retrieved 5 March 2014. 

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