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
Great Melton shown within Norfolk
Area 10.24 km2 (3.95 sq mi)
Population 163 
• Density 16/km2 (41/sq mi)
OS grid reference TG135057
Civil parish
  • Great Melton
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NORWICH
Postcode district NR9
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East 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. 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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