Saint Michael parish church, Plumstead, Norfolk
Plumstead shown within Norfolk
|Area||5.17 km2 (2.00 sq mi)|
|Population||128 (2011 census)|
|– density||25/km2 (65/sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|– London||134 miles (216 km)|
|Civil parish||Plumstead CP|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||East of England|
|EU Parliament||East of England|
Plumstead is a village and a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The village is 19.7 miles (31.7 km) north north west of Norwich, 9.5 miles (15.3 km) south-west of Cromer and 134 miles (216 km) north-east of London. The nearest town is Holt which is 4.8 miles (7.7 km) to the north west of the village. The nearest railway station is in the town of Sheringham where access to the national rail network can be made via the Bittern Line to Norwich. The nearest airport is Norwich International Airport. Plumstead falls within the area covered by North Norfolk District Council.
(Plumstead should not be confused with the Norfolk villages of Great Plumstead and Little Plumstead which are both located close to each other, about 12 miles away, to the north-east of Norwich).
Saint Michael parish church
The parish church of Saint Michael was once much larger than it is today. On the south side of the building the low aisle has been demolished, and the clerestory filled in. The church's most notable feature is its collection of medieval and continental glass brought here from Catton Hall, near Norwich, in the 1950s.
- "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 31 August 2015.
- OS Explorer Map 252 - Norfolk Coast East. ISBN 978-0-319-23815-8.
- The Domesday Book, Englands Heritage, Then and Now, Editor: Thomas Hinde,Norfolk page 192, Plumstead, ISBN 1-85833-440-3
- Norfolk 1: Norwich and North-East, By Nikolaus Pevsner and Bill Wilson, Plumstead entry. ISBN 0-300-09607-0
Media related to Plumstead, Norfolk at Wikimedia Commons
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