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Geldeston is located in Norfolk
Geldeston shown within Norfolk
Area 3.40 km2 (1.31 sq mi)
Population 397 (2011)
• Density 117/km2 (300/sq mi)
OS grid reference TM390914
Civil parish
  • Geldeston
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town BECCLES
Postcode district NR34
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
52°28′06″N 1°31′06″E / 52.46827°N 1.51842°E / 52.46827; 1.51842Coordinates: 52°28′06″N 1°31′06″E / 52.46827°N 1.51842°E / 52.46827; 1.51842
Geldeston St Michael

Geldeston is a parish and village in Norfolk. It is about 1 mile west of Gillingham and 2 miles north west of Beccles. Other nearby villages include Ellingham and Broome to the west. It covers an area of 3.40 km2 (1.31 sq mi) and had a population of 398 in 161 households at the 2001 census,[1] the population reducing marginally to 397 in 157 households at the 2011 census.[2]

The church of Geldeston St Michael is one of 124 round-tower churches in Norfolk, England. The current incumbent of this parish is the Rev Julie Oddy-Bates who until recently[when?] was a curate under the rev Jane Atkins.


  1. ^ "Geldeston parish information". South Norfolk Council. 8 January 2009. Archived from the original on 7 October 2008. Retrieved 20 June 2009. 
  2. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 7 September 2015. 

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