Ashwellthorpe and Fundenhall

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Ashwellthorpe
Ashwellthorpe is located in Norfolk
Ashwellthorpe
Ashwellthorpe
Ashwellthorpe shown within Norfolk
Area9.74 km2 (3.76 sq mi)
Population750 (2011)
• Density77/km2 (200/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTM 151 974
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townNORWICH
Postcode districtNR16
Dialling code01508
PoliceNorfolk
FireNorfolk
AmbulanceEast of England
EU ParliamentEast of England
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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]

Railway[edit]

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

References[edit]

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

External links[edit]

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