Hoe, Norfolk

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Hoe is located in Norfolk
Hoe shown within Norfolk
Area 9.25 km2 (3.57 sq mi)
Population 241 (2011)[1]
• Density 26/km2 (67/sq mi)
OS grid reference TF9952116818
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Dereham
Postcode district NR20
Dialling code 01362
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament
List of places
52°42′44″N 0°57′08″E / 52.71222°N 0.95225°E / 52.71222; 0.95225Coordinates: 52°42′44″N 0°57′08″E / 52.71222°N 0.95225°E / 52.71222; 0.95225

Hoe is a village and civil parish situated in the Breckland District of Norfolk and covers an area of 925 hectares (2,290 acres), with an estimated population of 219 at the 2001 census,[2] increasing to 241 at the 2011 Census.

The village lies 1.5 miles (2.4 km) east of Beetley, 1.5 miles (2.4 km) west of Swanton Morley and 2.5 miles (4.0 km) by road north from Dereham.

It is served by St Andrew's Church[3] in the Benefice of Swanton Morley.[4]

The civil parish of Hoe is joined to the adjacent parish of Worthing, although the ecclesiastical parishes remain separate.

The village is in the Lincoln Ward of Breckland District Council and the Elmham and Mattishall Division of Norfolk County Council.

The Mid-Norfolk Railway have extended its historic line to Hoe, and are planning to construct a platform, here to serve the nearby village.[5]


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 6 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. ^ Norfolk churches
  4. ^ Benefice of Swanton Morley
  5. ^ Mid-Norfolk Railway

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