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St Margaret, Hempnall
Hempnall is located in Norfolk
Hempnall shown within Norfolk
Area 14.82 km2 (5.72 sq mi)
Population 1,292 (2011)
• Density 87/km2 (230/sq mi)
OS grid reference TM236942
Civil parish
  • Hempnall
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NORWICH
Postcode district NR15
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
52°30′00″N 1°17′35″E / 52.500°N 1.293°E / 52.500; 1.293Coordinates: 52°30′00″N 1°17′35″E / 52.500°N 1.293°E / 52.500; 1.293

Hempnall is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 14.82 km2 (5.72 sq mi) and had a population of 1,310 in 522 households at the 2001 census,[1] the population reducing to 1,292 at the 2011 Census.[2] For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of South Norfolk.

Hempnall lies on the B1527 road, with neighbouring villages including Tasburgh and Saxlingham Nethergate.

Facilities in Hempnall include a Village Hall, playing field, a Primary school, and a convenience store run by RS McColl. 'The Hempnall Trust', a village charity, runs The Hempnall Mill Centre at the site of Hempnall Mill.


An electoral ward in the same name exists. This ward stretches east also south to Shelton and Hardwick with a total population at the 2011 population of 2,560.[3]

Notable people[edit]


  1. ^ "Hempnall parish information". South Norfolk Council. 27 March 2008. Archived from the original on 5 September 2008. Retrieved 20 June 2009. 
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 7 September 2015. 
  3. ^ "Ward population 2011". Retrieved 7 September 2015. 
  4. ^ Book on Little Known Christian Heroine, NetworkNorwich, Retrieved 18 March 2017

External links[edit]

Media related to Hempnall at Wikimedia Commons