Merton, Norfolk

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Merton
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Merton St Peter
Merton is located in Norfolk
Merton
Merton
Merton shown within Norfolk
Area5.94 km2 (2.29 sq mi)
Population133 (2011)[1]
• Density22/km2 (57/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTL907988
Civil parish
  • Merton
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townTHETFORD
Postcode districtIP25
PoliceNorfolk
FireNorfolk
AmbulanceEast of England
EU ParliamentEast of England
List of places
UK
England
Norfolk
52°33′14″N 0°48′42″E / 52.554°N 0.8116°E / 52.554; 0.8116Coordinates: 52°33′14″N 0°48′42″E / 52.554°N 0.8116°E / 52.554; 0.8116

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,[2] increasing to a population 0f 133 in 56 households at the 2011 census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of Breckland.

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.[3]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 8 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.
  3. ^ Historic England. "CHURCH OF ST. PETER (1172419)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 9 March 2014.

External links[edit]

The Merton Stone, glacial erratic

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