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Holme Hale

Coordinates: 52°37′49″N 0°46′58″E / 52.63019°N 0.78264°E / 52.63019; 0.78264
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Holme Hale
Church Of St. Andrew, Holme Hale
Holme Hale is located in Norfolk
Holme Hale
Holme Hale
Location within Norfolk
Area10.69 km2 (4.13 sq mi)
Population444 UK census 2001
• Density42/km2 (110/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTF88420724
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Postcode districtIP25
Dialling code01760
AmbulanceEast of England
UK Parliament
List of places
52°37′49″N 0°46′58″E / 52.63019°N 0.78264°E / 52.63019; 0.78264
Sign at the entrance to Holme Hale village

Holme Hale is a village situated in the Breckland District of Norfolk and covers an area of 1069 hectares (4.13 square miles) with an estimated population of 444 as of UK census 2001.[1] The village lies 1+12 miles (2.4 km) south of Necton and 5+12 miles (8.9 km) by road east from Swaffham.

Holme Hale is served by St Andrews church[2] in the Benefice of Necton.[3]

It once had a railway station on the line between Swaffham and Thetford. The station and goods sheds are now private dwellings and form part of the satellite hamlet of Holme Hale Station Road.

Holme Hale station buildings
The now disused Holme Hale station building

Holme Hale Hall opens its gardens for the charitable NGS.[4]

Holme Hale hosts an ADSL broadband enabled telephone exchange serving approx. 1,464 residential premises and 59 non-residential premises.[5]


  1. ^ Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
  2. ^ Norfolk churches
  3. ^ Necton Benefice
  4. ^ NGS
  5. ^ ADSL stats