Flitcham with Appleton

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Flitcham with Appleton
St Mary's Appleton north-west 2016.jpg
St. Mary's church, Appleton in 2016
Flitcham with Appleton is located in Norfolk
Flitcham with Appleton
Flitcham with Appleton
Flitcham with Appleton shown within Norfolk
Area 17.08 km2 (6.59 sq mi)
Population 276 
• Density 16/km2 (41/sq mi)
OS grid reference TF716267
Civil parish
  • Flitcham with Appleton
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town KING'S LYNN
Postcode district PE31
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
52°48′40″N 0°32′38″E / 52.811°N 0.544°E / 52.811; 0.544Coordinates: 52°48′40″N 0°32′38″E / 52.811°N 0.544°E / 52.811; 0.544

Flitcham with Appleton is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 17.08 km2 (6.59 sq mi) and had a population of 236 in 96 households at the 2001 census.[1] The population, including the parish of Anmer, was 276 at the 2011 Census.[2]

The parish includes the village of Flitcham as well as the sites of the deserted medieval villages of Appleton and Little Appleton.[3] The ruined church of St Mary, the former parish church of Appleton, dates from at least the 11th century. Its ruined round tower remains standing and is a Grade II* listed building.[4][5]

For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk.


  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". Retrieved 25 August 2015. 
  3. ^ Parish summary: Flitcham with Appleton, Norfolk Heritage Explorer Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  4. ^ St Mary, Appleton, Norfolk Churches website. Retrieved 7 November 2016.
  5. ^ Church of St Mary, Flitcham with Appleton, British Listed Buildings. Retrieved 7 November 2016.

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