Horningtoft

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Horningtoft
St Edmund, Horningtoft, Norfolk - geograph.org.uk - 320427.jpg
St Edmund, Horningtoft
Horningtoft is located in Norfolk
Horningtoft
Horningtoft
Location within Norfolk
Area5.73 km2 (2.21 sq mi)
Population127 (2011)[1]
• Density22/km2 (57/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTF935231
Civil parish
  • Horningtoft
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Historic countyNorfolk
Post townDEREHAM
Postcode districtNR20
PoliceNorfolk
FireNorfolk
AmbulanceEast of England
Websitehttp://horningtoft.org.uk/parishcouncil.html
List of places
UK
England
Norfolk
52°46′16″N 0°52′05″E / 52.771°N 0.868°E / 52.771; 0.868Coordinates: 52°46′16″N 0°52′05″E / 52.771°N 0.868°E / 52.771; 0.868

Horningtoft is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 5.73 km2 (2.21 sq mi) and had a population of 135 in 54 households at the 2001 census,[2] reducing to a population of 127 in 53 households at the 2011 Census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of Breckland.

The villages name means 'Curtilage of the Horningas (= dwellers at the horn-shaped piece of land)'.

The village approximately 5 miles north of East Dereham. It is close to the villages of Whissonsett and Brisley. The village has a Danish Camp to its eastern end.

Notable residents[edit]

  • Legendary English cricketer Fuller Pilch (1804–1870) was born in the village.

Notes[edit]

Media related to Horningtoft at Wikimedia Commons

  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.

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