Croxton All Saints
|Area||18.96 km2 (7.32 sq mi)|
|• Density||23/km2 (60/sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||East of England|
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, 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.
The villages name origin is uncertain. It could mean 'Crook farm/settlement' or perhaps, 'Krokr's farm/settlement'.
All Saints Church
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. The first recorded Parish Priest was Simon Peche, in 1316.
- "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 2 August 2016.
- Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
- Church website Archived December 6, 2006, at the Wayback Machine
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