Hempstead, near Holt, Norfolk

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There is also a village called Hempstead near Stalham, also in North Norfolk.
Hempstead Village Sign October 25th 2007 (1).JPG
Hempstead Village sign
Hempstead is located in Norfolk
Hempstead shown within Norfolk
Area 7.19 km2 (2.78 sq mi)
Population 177 (2011 census)
• Density 25/km2 (65/sq mi)
OS grid reference TG105370
Civil parish
  • Hempstead
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HOLT
Postcode district NR25
Dialling code 01263
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament
List of places
52°53′28″N 1°07′37″E / 52.8912°N 1.127°E / 52.8912; 1.127Coordinates: 52°53′28″N 1°07′37″E / 52.8912°N 1.127°E / 52.8912; 1.127

Hempstead is a village and civil parish in the north of the English county of Norfolk. The village is 2.7 miles south-southeast of the town of Holt, and 11.2 miles west of Cromer. Hempstead is within the area covered by North Norfolk District Council. In the last Census, carried out in 2001, the population of Hempstead was counted as 179,[1] the population slightly reducing to 177 at the 2011 Census.[2]

The Parish Church[edit]

The parish church is called All Saints’ and is unusual in the fact that the apse has a thatched roof, the main part of the roof being of pantile. At the western end of the church is a red-brick built, short tower which was rebuilt in 1744.[3]


External links[edit]

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