Wood Norton, Norfolk

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Wood Norton
Wood Norton Church - geograph.org.uk - 70009.jpg
All Saints, Wood Norton
Wood Norton is located in Norfolk
Wood Norton
Wood Norton
 Wood Norton shown within Norfolk
Area  6.99 km2 (2.70 sq mi)
Population 221 
   – density  32/km2 (83/sq mi)
OS grid reference TG012279
Civil parish Wood Norton
District North Norfolk
Shire county Norfolk
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town DEREHAM
Postcode district NR20
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament Broadland
List of places
UK
England
Norfolk

Coordinates: 52°48′40″N 0°59′02″E / 52.81109°N 0.98387°E / 52.81109; 0.98387

Wood Norton is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It is located some 10 km (6.2 mi) east of Fakenham and 30 km (19 mi) north-west of Norwich.[1][2]

The civil parish has an area of 6.99 km2 (2.70 sq mi) and in the 2001 census had a population of 221 in 94 households. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of North Norfolk.[3] For Westminster elections, Wood Norton lies within the Broadland constituency, currently represented by a Conservative, Keith Simpson.

People[edit]

The original Blue Stocking, Benjamin Stillingfleet was born here where his father Edward Stillingfleet was rector.[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Ordnance Survey (1999). OS Explorer Map 238 - East Dereham & Aylsham. ISBN 0-319-21869-4.
  2. ^ Ordnance Survey (2002). OS Explorer Map 251 - Norfolk Coast Central. ISBN 0-319-21887-2.
  3. ^ Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Retrieved December 2, 2005.
  4. ^ I. D. Hughes, ‘Stillingfleet, Benjamin (1702–1771)’, Oxford Dictionary of National Biography, Oxford University Press, Sept 2004; online edn, May 2008 accessed 26 Feb 2010

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