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St Margaret, Garveston
Garvestone is located in Norfolk
Garvestone shown within Norfolk
Area 14.52 km2 (5.61 sq mi)
Population 660 (2011)[1]
• Density 45/km2 (120/sq mi)
OS grid reference TG025072
Civil parish
  • Garvestone
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NORWICH
Postcode district NR9
Dialling code 01362
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament
List of places
52°37′30″N 0°59′31″E / 52.625°N 0.992°E / 52.625; 0.992Coordinates: 52°37′30″N 0°59′31″E / 52.625°N 0.992°E / 52.625; 0.992

Garvestone (or Garveston) is a village and civil parish in the Breckland district, in Norfolk, England. It is between the towns of Dereham and Wymondham. In the 2001 census the parish, which also includes the villages of Thuxton and Reymerston, had a population of 606,[2] increasing at the 2011 Census to a population of 660 in 268 households.

Garvestone lies on the upper reaches of the River Yare, at this point a small and fairly fast-flowing stream.


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 10 August 2016. 
  2. ^ "Neighbourhood Statistics: 2001 Census: Key Statistics: Parish Headcounts: Area: Garvestone CP (Parish)". Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 2008-06-04. 

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