Carbrooke

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Carbrooke
The Parish Church Of St. Peter And St. Paul - geograph.org.uk - 278480.jpg
St Peter & St Paul, Carbrooke
Carbrooke is located in Norfolk
Carbrooke
Carbrooke
Carbrooke shown within Norfolk
Area12.66 km2 (4.89 sq mi)
Population1,176 (2001 census[1])
2,073 (2011)[2]
• Density93/km2 (240/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTF9494002230
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townThetford
Postcode districtIP25
Dialling code01953
PoliceNorfolk
FireNorfolk
AmbulanceEast of England
EU ParliamentEast of England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Norfolk
52°34′59″N 0°52′33″E / 52.582919°N 0.875916°E / 52.582919; 0.875916Coordinates: 52°34′59″N 0°52′33″E / 52.582919°N 0.875916°E / 52.582919; 0.875916

Carbrooke is a village and civil parish in the Breckland district of mid-Norfolk, East Anglia, England in the United Kingdom. It is 3 miles (4.8 km) from the centre of Watton, 8 miles (13 km) from Dereham and 17 miles (27 km) from its postal town of Thetford. It has an area of 12.66 km2 (4.89 sq mi) with an estimated population of 1,310 in 2007.[3] The measured population at the Census 2011 was 2,076.

It has a village hall, with plans for a new one, hosting among other things The Village Social Group.

The local church is St Peter & St Paul[4] in the Benefice of Watton.[5]

The local school is St Peter & St Paul VC Primary School.

References[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 1 August 2016.
  3. ^ Breckland Yearbook Archived 2008-11-21 at the Wayback Machine
  4. ^ St Peter & St Paul Church, Carbrooke
  5. ^ Benefice of Watton

External links[edit]

Media related to Carbrooke at Wikimedia Commons