Ashwellthorpe and Fundenhall

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Ashwellthorpe is located in Norfolk
Ashwellthorpe shown within Norfolk
Area 9.74 km2 (3.76 sq mi)
Population 750 (2011)
• Density 77/km2 (200/sq mi)
OS grid reference TM 151 974
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NORWICH
Postcode district NR16
Dialling code 01508
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
52°31′56″N 1°10′17″E / 52.53222°N 1.17129°E / 52.53222; 1.17129Coordinates: 52°31′56″N 1°10′17″E / 52.53222°N 1.17129°E / 52.53222; 1.17129

Ashwellthorpe and Fundenhall is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk, situated some 6 km south-east of Wymondham and 20 km south-west of Norwich. The parish includes the villages of Ashwellthorpe and Fundenhall, which lie about 1 km apart, although rather farther by road.[1]

The civil parish has an area of 9.74 km2 and in the 2001 census had a population of 756 in 301 households, the population falling to 750 at the 2011 Census.[1] For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of South Norfolk. Fundenhall was a separate parish until it was annexed by Ashwellthorpe in 1935. The combined parish was known as Ashwellthorpe until 2003, when it adopted its current name.[2][3][4]


Ashwellthorpe had a railway station on the Forncett to Wymondham line; it closed in 1939.


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 7 September 2015. 

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