Hemblington

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Hemblington
Hemblington-g5.jpg
Hemblington All Saints in the snow
Hemblington is located in Norfolk
Hemblington
Hemblington
Hemblington shown within Norfolk
Area3.03 km2 (1.17 sq mi)
Population332 (2011)[1]
• Density110/km2 (280/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTG353115
Civil parish
  • Hemblington
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townNORWICH
Postcode districtNR13
PoliceNorfolk
FireNorfolk
AmbulanceEast of England
EU ParliamentEast of England
List of places
UK
England
Norfolk
52°39′01″N 1°28′38″E / 52.6503°N 1.4772°E / 52.6503; 1.4772Coordinates: 52°39′01″N 1°28′38″E / 52.6503°N 1.4772°E / 52.6503; 1.4772

Hemblington is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk, about 8 miles (13 km) east of Norwich. It covers an area of 3.03 km2 (1.17 sq mi) and had a population of 316 in 134 households at the 2001 census,[2] increasing to a population of 332 in 146 households at the 2011 Census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of Broadland. As well as the village of Hemblington the parish includes the hamlet of Pedham some 1 12 miles (2 km) to the northwest.

The Domesday Book records Hemblington as Hemelingetun.

Church of All Saints[edit]

The Church of England parish church of All Saints is in the deanery of Blofield and is one of 124 existing round-tower churches in Norfolk. There is a famous 15th-century painting of St Christopher inside the church, which was uncovered and restored by Professor E. W. Tristram of the Victoria and Albert Museum in 1937. It is a Grade I listed building.[3]

Hemblington Hall[edit]

Hemblington Hall

Hemblington Hall is a grade II listed Georgian house dating from c.1700.[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 5 August 2016.
  2. ^ Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
  3. ^ Historic England. "Details from image database (228492)". Images of England. Retrieved 22 June 2009.
  4. ^ Historic England. "HEMBLINGTON HALL (1051491)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 6 March 2014.

External links[edit]

Media related to Hemblington at Wikimedia Commons