John the Evangelist, Ovington
|Area||6.44 km2 (2.49 sq mi)|
|• Density||40/km2 (100/sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||East of England|
Ovington is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 6.44 km2 (2.49 sq mi) and had a population of 239 in 92 households at the 2001 census, increasing to a population of 256 in 101 households at the 2011 Census. It is in the district of Breckland.
The villages name means 'Farm/settlement connected with Ufa'.
The long established ladies' group, gardener's and bowls clubs are active in Ovington. More recently an Allotment Association has been formed cultivating land behind the church.
Ovington holds a Christmas Bazaar in the Village Hall and a summer fete in the grounds surrounding the hall.
- "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 9 August 2016.
- Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes Archived 2017-02-11 at the Wayback Machine. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
- Ovington Allotment Association
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