Great Melton

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Great Melton
St Mary, Great Melton, Norfolk - Ruin - geograph.org.uk - 852625.jpg
Ruin of St Mary, Great Melton
Great Melton is located in Norfolk
Great Melton
Great Melton
Great Melton shown within Norfolk
Area10.24 km2 (3.95 sq mi)
Population163 
• Density16/km2 (41/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTG135057
Civil parish
  • Great Melton
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townNORWICH
Postcode districtNR9
PoliceNorfolk
FireNorfolk
AmbulanceEast of England
EU ParliamentEast of England
List of places
UK
England
Norfolk
52°36′28″N 1°09′09″E / 52.60771°N 1.15237°E / 52.60771; 1.15237Coordinates: 52°36′28″N 1°09′09″E / 52.60771°N 1.15237°E / 52.60771; 1.15237

Great Melton is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 10.24 km2 (3.95 sq mi) and had a population of 148 in 59 households at the 2001 census,[1] increasing to 163 at the 2011 Census.[2] For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of South Norfolk.

There is a local legend that the area is haunted by a phantom coach, containing four ladies in white.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Great Melton parish information". South Norfolk Council. 23 October 2007. Retrieved 20 June 2009.
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 7 September 2015.
  3. ^ "Page 101". The Hethersett Archive. Retrieved 22 August 2014.

External links[edit]

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