Hempstead, near Holt, Norfolk
- There is also a village called Hempstead near Stalham, also in North Norfolk.
Hempstead Village sign
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|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||East of England|
|EU Parliament||East of England|
|UK Parliament||North Norfolk|
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, the population slightly reducing to 177 at the 2011 Census.
The Parish Church
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.
- http://www.norfolkcensusexplorer.net/SimplePostcode.asp use postcode NR25 6TN on the site
- "Civil Parish 2011". Retrieved 31 August 2015.
- The Insiders Guide to Hempstead in North Norfolk, from northnorfolkimages.co.uk
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