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St John the Baptist, Hellington
Hellington is located in Norfolk
Hellington shown within Norfolk
Area 2.14 km2 (0.83 sq mi)
Population 69 
• Density 32/km2 (83/sq mi)
OS grid reference TG313031
Civil parish
  • Hellington
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°34′38″N 1°24′49″E / 52.57734°N 1.41355°E / 52.57734; 1.41355Coordinates: 52°34′38″N 1°24′49″E / 52.57734°N 1.41355°E / 52.57734; 1.41355

Hellington is a small village and civil parish in the South Norfolk district of the county of Norfolk, England. In the 2001 census, it contained 24 households and a population of 69.[1]

It is centred on a crossroads 12 mile (45 km) south of Rockland St. Mary and around 6 12 miles (10.5 km) southeast of Norwich. The road north leads to Rockland St. Mary, south leads to the church and to Hellington Corner on the A146. East and west from the crossroads are both no through roads; east leading to Hellington Hall, a Grade II Listed 17th-century country house, and Low Common and west leading to Holverston.

Church of St John the Baptist[edit]

The church, St John the Baptist, is one of 124 existing round-tower churches in Norfolk, and is a Grade I listed building [1]. It contains a bronze war memorial to the dead and serving soldiers from World War I (memorial details).

External links[edit]


  1. ^ "Hellington parish information". South Norfolk Council. 30 March 2009. Archived from the original on 5 September 2008. Retrieved 20 June 2009.