Merton St Peter
|Area||5.94 km2 (2.29 sq mi)|
|• Density||22/km2 (57/sq mi)|
|OS grid reference||TL907988|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||East of England|
Merton is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 5.94 km2 (2.29 sq mi) and had a population of 113 in 50 households at the 2001 census, increasing to a population of 133 in 56 households at the 2011 census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of Breckland.
The villages name means 'Pool farm/settlement'.
Merton Hall is the home of Lord Walsingham.
Its church, St Peter's, is one of 124 existing round-tower churches in Norfolk and is a Grade I listed building.
- ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 8 August 2016.
- ^ Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
- ^ "Key to English Place-names".
- ^ Historic England. "Church of St. Peter (1172419)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 9 March 2014.
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