Ovington, Norfolk

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John the Evangelist, Ovington
Ovington is located in Norfolk
Ovington shown within Norfolk
Area 6.44 km2 (2.49 sq mi)
Population 256 (2011)[1]
• Density 40/km2 (100/sq mi)
OS grid reference TF925025
Civil parish
  • Ovington
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town THETFORD
Postcode district IP25
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
52°35′10″N 0°50′24″E / 52.58621°N 0.84011°E / 52.58621; 0.84011Coordinates: 52°35′10″N 0°50′24″E / 52.58621°N 0.84011°E / 52.58621; 0.84011

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,[2] increasing to a population of 256 in 101 households at the 2011 Census. It is in the district of Breckland.


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.[3]


Ovington holds a Christmas Bazaar in the Village Hall and a summer fete in the grounds surrounding the hall.


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 9 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. ^ Ovington Allotment Association