Pudding Norton

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Pudding Norton
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Remains of St. Margaret's Church, Pudding Norton
Pudding Norton is located in Norfolk
Pudding Norton
Pudding Norton
Pudding Norton shown within Norfolk
Area 5.95 km2 (2.30 sq mi)
Population 252 
• Density 42/km2 (110/sq mi)
OS grid reference TF918284
Civil parish
  • Pudding Norton
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town FAKENHAM
Postcode district NR21
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
52°49′10″N 0°50′45″E / 52.81957°N 0.845947°E / 52.81957; 0.845947Coordinates: 52°49′10″N 0°50′45″E / 52.81957°N 0.845947°E / 52.81957; 0.845947

Pudding Norton is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 2.30 sq mi (6.0 km2) and (including Testerton) had a population of 267 in 126 households at the 2001 census,[1] falling to 252 at the 2011 Census.[2] For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of North Norfolk.

Pudding Norton civil parish contains the villages of Pudding Norton and Testerton, both of which became largely deserted by the Post-medieval period. Pudding Norton village sits at the centre of the parish, and earthworks to the south and east show the previous medieval extent of the village.


Only two buildings of architectural interest remain. The first, the church of Saint Margaret, retains just the walls of its west tower and part of the west end of the nave. It was constructed in flint and limestone, and is thought to date to the 12th and 13th centuries.

The second is the Grade II Listed Pudding Norton Hall, a building initially built in the 17th century, reconstructed in the 18th and 19th centuries, and since developed into a farmhouse.

Of possible interest is an hexagonal pillbox (sometimes referred to as a blockhouse) and possible gun emplacement dating to the Second World War and situated just west of the village of Testerton.


  1. ^ Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
  2. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 3 September 2015. 


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