St Michael's church, Flordon
|Area||3.74 km2 (1.44 sq mi)|
|• Density||75/km2 (190/sq mi)|
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|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||East of England|
The village's name means 'Floor/pavement hill'. The significance of the 'flor' unknown, although it likely would be a name, there are suggestions that it may have referred to a Roman mosaic floor or pavement, although there is no local roman settlements, this is very unlikely.
The parish of Flordon covers an area of 3.74 km2 (1.44 sq mi) and had a population of 263 in 110 households at the 2001 census, the population increasing to 281 at the 2011 Census. This is not an especially significant increase from the 1881 census at which time 178 people were living there.
The village borders, in the north from west to east, Wreningham, Bracon Ash and Newton Flotman. In the south, it borders Hapton and Tasburgh. The village contains, amongst other things, protected common land on which can be found a spring and rare plants Flordon Hall is also in the vicinity.
Tas Valley Mushrooms Ltd, ABS (Anglia boiler services) Redwings horse sanctuary /(hapton )
- "parish information". South Norfolk Council. 1 January 2010. Archived from the original on 22 November 2008. Retrieved 20 June 2009.
- "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 8 September 2015.
- "Rainthorpe Hall at PrimeLocation property website".
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