Booton, Norfolk

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Booton
Booton village sign - detail - geograph.org.uk - 755779.jpg
The village sign
Booton is located in Norfolk
Booton
Booton
Booton shown within Norfolk
Area4.37 km2 (1.69 sq mi)
Population100 (2001 census[1])
196 (2011)[2]
• Density23/km2 (60/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTG109228
Civil parish
  • Booton
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townNORWICH
Postcode districtNR10
PoliceNorfolk
FireNorfolk
AmbulanceEast of England
EU ParliamentEast of England
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52°45′40″N 1°07′32″E / 52.761°N 1.12544°E / 52.761; 1.12544Coordinates: 52°45′40″N 1°07′32″E / 52.761°N 1.12544°E / 52.761; 1.12544

Booton is a village and civil parish in the Broadland district of Norfolk, England, just east of Reepham and seven miles west of Aylsham. According to the 2001 census, it had a population of 100, including Brandiston and increasing to 196 at the 2011 Census.

The place-name 'Booton' is first attested in the Domesday Book of 1086, where it appears as Botuna. The name means 'Bōta's town or settlement'.[3]

Notable natives/residents[edit]

  • Booton was the childhood home of the actor and author Stephen Fry.

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 30 July 2016.
  3. ^ Eilert Ekwall, The Concise Oxford Dictionary of English Place-names, p.53.

External links[edit]

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