Barton Turf

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Barton Turf
St Michael and All Angels, Barton Turf, Norfolk - - 481381.jpg
St Michael and All Angels parish church.
Barton Turf is located in Norfolk
Barton Turf
Barton Turf
Barton Turf shown within Norfolk
Area 10.86 km2 (4.19 sq mi)
Population 467 (2011)
• Density 44/km²
OS grid reference TG353224
• London 132 miles (212 km)
Civil parish
  • Barton Turf
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NORWICH
Postcode district NR12
Dialling code 01263
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament
List of places
52°44′53″N 1°29′06″E / 52.74796°N 1.48493°E / 52.74796; 1.48493Coordinates: 52°44′53″N 1°29′06″E / 52.74796°N 1.48493°E / 52.74796; 1.48493

Barton Turf is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The village is situated some 20 km north-east of the city of Norwich, on the northwestern edge of Barton Broad, the second largest broad of the Norfolk Broads[1] For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of North Norfolk.[2]

The civil parish, which includes the whole of Barton Broad and the smaller village of Irstead at its southern end, has an area of 10.86 km2. In the 2001 census it had a population of 480 in 181 households, the population decreasing to 467 at the 2011 Census.[3] Barton Turf's St Michael and All Angels Church, Barton Turf, situated a mile from the village, is noted its very rare medieval painted rood screen.



  1. ^ Ordnance Survey (2005). OS Explorer Map OL40 - The Broads. ISBN 0-319-23769-9.
  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.
  3. ^ "Civil Population 2011". Retrieved 2 September 2015. 

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