Frettenham

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Frettenham
Frettenham Village Sign.jpg
The village sign, incorporating a millstone from Frettenham Mill
Frettenham is located in Norfolk
Frettenham
Frettenham
Frettenham shown within Norfolk
Area 6.33 km2 (2.44 sq mi)
Population 740 (2011)[1]
• Density 117/km2 (300/sq mi)
OS grid reference TG246174
Civil parish
  • Frettenham
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NORWICH
Postcode district NR12
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
UK
England
Norfolk
52°42′31″N 1°19′25″E / 52.708531°N 1.323509°E / 52.708531; 1.323509Coordinates: 52°42′31″N 1°19′25″E / 52.708531°N 1.323509°E / 52.708531; 1.323509

Frettenham is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. Known in the Domesday Book as 'Fretham', Frettenham is located six miles north-east of Norwich, surrounded by countryside. The village is well known for its rich farmland.[2] It covers an area of 6.33 km2 (2.44 sq mi) and had a population of 727 in 288 households at the 2001 census,[3] increasing slightly to a population of 740 in 307 households at the 2011 Census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of Broadland.

The parish church of St Swithin dates from the 14th century; the chancel was rebuilt in 1869 by the architest Richard Phipson. [4]

St Swithin's church

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  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 4 August 2016. 
  2. ^ Broadland and District Council- Frettenham Archived June 13, 2011, at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved 16 May 2010.
  3. ^ Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
  4. ^ "Name: CHURCH OF ST SWITHIN List entry Number: 1372955". English Heritage. Retrieved 13 March 2014. 

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