Great Melton

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Great Melton
St Mary, Great Melton, Norfolk - Ruin - - 852625.jpg
Ruin of St Mary, Great Melton
Great Melton is located in Norfolk
Great Melton
Great Melton
Location within Norfolk
Area10.24 km2 (3.95 sq mi)
• Density16/km2 (41/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTG135057
Civil parish
  • Great Melton
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townNORWICH
Postcode districtNR9
AmbulanceEast of England
List of places
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]


  1. ^ "Great Melton parish information". South Norfolk Council. 23 October 2007. Archived from the original on 10 October 2008. Retrieved 20 June 2009.
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 7 September 2015.
  3. ^ "Page 101". The Hethersett Archive. Retrieved 22 August 2014.

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