Croxton, Norfolk

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Croxton
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Croxton All Saints
Croxton is located in Norfolk
Croxton
Croxton
Location within Norfolk
Area18.96 km2 (7.32 sq mi)
Population445 (2011)[1]
• Density23/km2 (60/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTL876865
Civil parish
  • Croxton
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townTHETFORD
Postcode districtIP24
PoliceNorfolk
FireNorfolk
AmbulanceEast of England
EU ParliamentEast of England
List of places
UK
England
Norfolk
52°26′42″N 0°45′36″E / 52.4450°N 0.7600°E / 52.4450; 0.7600Coordinates: 52°26′42″N 0°45′36″E / 52.4450°N 0.7600°E / 52.4450; 0.7600

Not to be confused with Croxton, Fulmodeston

Croxton is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk, north of Thetford. It covers an area of 18.96 km2 (7.32 sq mi) and had a population of 416 in 176 households at the 2001 census,[2] including Stanford and increasing to a population of 445 in 187 households at the 2011 Census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of Breckland.

All Saints Church[edit]

The village church, All Saints, is one of 124 existing round-tower churches in Norfolk. The main structure of the church is estimated to have been built in late AD 1200, most likely by Normans[citation needed]. The first recorded Parish Priest was Simon Peche, in 1316.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 2 August 2016.
  2. ^ Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
  3. ^ Church website Archived December 6, 2006, at the Wayback Machine

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