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
Horningtoft shown 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
Post townDEREHAM
Postcode districtNR20
PoliceNorfolk
FireNorfolk
AmbulanceEast of England
EU ParliamentEast 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 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.