Ovington, Norfolk

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Ovington
The church of St John the Evangelist - geograph.org.uk - 706467.jpg
John the Evangelist, Ovington
Ovington is located in Norfolk
Ovington
Ovington
Ovington shown within Norfolk
Area6.44 km2 (2.49 sq mi)
Population256 (2011)[1]
• Density40/km2 (100/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTF925025
Civil parish
  • Ovington
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townTHETFORD
Postcode districtIP25
PoliceNorfolk
FireNorfolk
AmbulanceEast of England
EU ParliamentEast of England
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UK
England
Norfolk
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.

Clubs[edit]

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]

Fairs[edit]

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

References[edit]

  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 Archived 2017-02-11 at the Wayback Machine.. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
  3. ^ Ovington Allotment Association