Geldeston

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Geldeston
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St Michael's Church
Geldeston is located in Norfolk
Geldeston
Geldeston
Location within Norfolk
Area3.40 km2 (1.31 sq mi)
Population397 (2011)
• Density117/km2 (300/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTM390914
Civil parish
  • Geldeston
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBECCLES
Postcode districtNR34
PoliceNorfolk
FireNorfolk
AmbulanceEast of England
EU ParliamentEast of England
List of places
UK
England
Norfolk
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 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.

Notes[edit]

  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.

External links[edit]

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