Cockthorpe, Norfolk

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Cockthorpe
All Saints Cockthorpe.jpg
All Saints Church, Cockthorpe.
Cockthorpe is located in Norfolk
Cockthorpe
Cockthorpe
Cockthorpe shown within Norfolk
Population273 (parish, 2001 census)
OS grid referenceTG982422
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Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townWells-next-the-Sea
Postcode districtNR23
Dialling code01328
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AmbulanceEast of England
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52°56′N 0°56′E / 52.94°N 0.94°E / 52.94; 0.94Coordinates: 52°56′N 0°56′E / 52.94°N 0.94°E / 52.94; 0.94

Cockthorpe is a hamlet within the civil parish of Binham , in the English county of Norfolk.[1] It is 5.2 miles (8.4 km) north-west of Holt, 28.9 miles (46.5 km) north-west of Norwich and 127 miles (204 km) north of London.

The hamlet is close to the North Norfolk coast and the villages of Stiffkey, Blakeney and Morston. The hamlet has a small church which is called All Saints and has a 14th-century tower. The church is now disused.

The nearest railway station is at Sheringham for the Bittern Line which runs between Sheringham, Cromer and Norwich. The nearest airport is Norwich International Airport.

Notable residents[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ordnance Survey (2002). OS Explorer Map 251 - Norfolk Coast Central ISBN 0-319-21887-2.
  2. ^ Memoirs of Sir Cloudesley Shovel, Knt. Rear-Admiral of England, Etc. From Lives of the Admirals by John Campbell, Publ. 1744.