Aldeby

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Aldeby
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Welcome to Aldeby
Aldeby is located in Norfolk
Aldeby
Aldeby
Aldeby shown within Norfolk
Area12.61 km2 (4.87 sq mi)
Population420 (2011)
• Density33/km2 (85/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTM450933
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBECCLES
Postcode districtNR34
PoliceNorfolk
FireNorfolk
AmbulanceEast of England
EU ParliamentEast of England
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UK
England
Norfolk
52°28′58″N 1°36′27″E / 52.482719°N 1.607606°E / 52.482719; 1.607606Coordinates: 52°28′58″N 1°36′27″E / 52.482719°N 1.607606°E / 52.482719; 1.607606

Aldeby is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It is bounded to the south by the River Waveney, on the other side of which is Suffolk. The village is about five miles (8 km) by road from Beccles.

The civil parish has an area of 12.61 square kilometres and in 2001 had a population of 437 in 175 household, falling to a population of 422 in 180 households at the 2011 Census.[1] For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the area of the district of South Norfolk.[1]

Old Apple Orchard, Three Gates Farm

Aldeby is well known for its fishing pits and also historically for the apple factory (Waveney Apple Growers Ltd) based on Common Road that closed in the late 1990s. It also once had its own Aldeby railway station.

St Mary's Parish Church, Aldeby

Aldeby is mentioned in the Domesday Book and was part of Clavering hundred. Aldeby Priory was located here.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 27 July 2016.

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