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All Saints, Snetterton
Snetterton is located in Norfolk
 Snetterton shown within Norfolk
Area  28.03 km2 (10.82 sq mi)
Population 202 (2001 census)
   – density  7/km2 (18/sq mi)
OS grid reference TL994910
Civil parish Snetterton
District Breckland
Shire county Norfolk
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NORWICH
Postcode district NR16
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
List of places

Coordinates: 52°28′51″N 0°56′09″E / 52.4808°N 0.9357°E / 52.4808; 0.9357

Snetterton is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The village is located some 20 km (12 mi) north-east of the town of Thetford and 30 km (19 mi) south-west of the city of Norwich.

Snetterton is perhaps best known for the Snetterton Motor Racing Circuit, formerly RAF Snetterton Heath, named after the village and located partly in Snetterton and partly in the adjoining civil parish of Quidenham.[1]

Snetterton civil parish has an area of 8.94 km2 (3.45 sq mi) and in the 2001 census had a population of 202 in 74 households. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of Breckland.[2]


  1. ^ Ordnance Survey (1999). OS Explorer Map 237 - Norwich. ISBN 0-319-21868-6.
  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.

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