Marlingford and Colton

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Marlingford and Colton
St Mary's church Marlingford Norfolk (3709966398).jpg
Marlingford church
Marlingford and Colton is located in Norfolk
Marlingford and Colton
Marlingford and Colton
Location within Norfolk
Area6.62 km2 (2.56 sq mi)
Population375 (2011)
• Density57/km2 (150/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTG120094
Civil parish
  • Marlingford and Colton
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townNORWICH
Postcode districtNR9
AmbulanceEast of England
List of places
52°38′30″N 1°07′58″E / 52.641709°N 1.132793°E / 52.641709; 1.132793Coordinates: 52°38′30″N 1°07′58″E / 52.641709°N 1.132793°E / 52.641709; 1.132793

Marlingford and Colton, formerly Marlingford is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk, made from the villages of Colton and Marlingford. It covers an area of 6.62 km2 (2.56 sq mi) and had a population of 384 in 148 households at the 2001 census,[1] the population reducing to 375 at the 2011 Census.[2] For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of South Norfolk.

Colton church


The parish of Colton was merged with Marlingford on 1 April 1935.[3] In 2001 the parish was renamed from "Marlingford" to "Marlingford and Colton".[4]


  1. ^ "Marlingford and Colton parish information". South Norfolk Council. 28 February 2007. Archived from the original on 7 October 2008. Retrieved 20 June 2009.
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 7 September 2015.
  3. ^ "Relationship and changes Marlingford CP/AP through time". A Vision of Britain through Time. Retrieved 25 January 2019.
  4. ^ "The Parish of Marlingford (change of name) order 2001" (PDF). South Norfolk Council. Retrieved 25 January 2019.

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