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Hales St Margaret - geograph.org.uk - 1938291.jpg
The Norman Church of Hales St Margaret
Hales is located in Norfolk
Hales shown within Norfolk
Area 3.99 km2 (1.54 sq mi)
Population 469 (2011)
• Density 118/km2 (310/sq mi)
OS grid reference TM382972
Civil parish
  • Hales
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NORWICH
Postcode district NR14
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
52°31′19″N 1°30′33″E / 52.521861°N 1.509247°E / 52.521861; 1.509247Coordinates: 52°31′19″N 1°30′33″E / 52.521861°N 1.509247°E / 52.521861; 1.509247

Hales is a small village in Norfolk, England. It covers an area of 3.99 km2 (1.54 sq mi) and had a population of 479 in 192 households as of the 2001 census,[1] reducing to 469 at the 2011 census.[2]

Church of St Margaret[edit]

The Church of Hales St Margaret is one of 124 existing round-tower churches in Norfolk. With its thatched roof, this church probably comes closest to the original appearance of an early round-tower church. It is in care of the Churches Conservation Trust,[3] and is a Grade I listed building.[4]


X2 goes from Norwich in the west to Lowestoft in the east.

Nearest places[edit]

See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Hales parish information". South Norfolk Council. 31 March 2008. Archived from the original on 22 November 2008. Retrieved 20 June 2009. 
  2. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 7 September 2015. 
  3. ^ St Margaret, Hales, Churches Conservation Trust, archived from the original on 19 January 2011, retrieved 5 January 2011 
  4. ^ "Church of St Margaret, Hales", Heritage Gateway website, Heritage Gateway (English Heritage, Institute of Historic Building Conservation and ALGAO:England), 2006, retrieved 5 January 2011 

External links[edit]

Media related to Hales at Wikimedia Commons