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St Margaret's church
Felthorpe is located in Norfolk
Felthorpe shown within Norfolk
Area 8.70 km2 (3.36 sq mi)
Population 745 (2011)[1]
• Density 86/km2 (220/sq mi)
OS grid reference TG169182
Civil parish
  • Felthorpe
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NORWICH
Postcode district NR10
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
NorfolkCoordinates: 52°43′07″N 1°12′37″E / 52.718515°N 1.210384°E / 52.718515; 1.210384

Felthorpe is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 8.70 km2 (3.36 sq mi) and had a population of 710 in 287 households at the 2001 census,[2] increasing to a population of 745 in 297 households at the 2011 Census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of Broadland.

The parish church of St Margaret, restored in 1878, dates from the 14th century and is a grade II* listed building. [3]

In 1966, Felthorpe was the location of the first crash of a Trident jet, in which all four people on board were killed.


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 3 August 2016. 
  2. ^ Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes[permanent dead link]. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
  3. ^ "Name: PARISH CHURCH OF ST MARGARET List entry Number: 1051539". English Heritage. Retrieved 13 March 2014. 

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