Raveningham

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Raveningham
St Andrew's church - geograph.org.uk - 1338123.jpg
St Andrew's church, Raveningham
Raveningham is located in Norfolk
Raveningham
Raveningham
Raveningham shown within Norfolk
Area8.05 km2 (3.11 sq mi)
Population162 
• Density20/km2 (52/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTM398971
Civil parish
  • Raveningham
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townNORWICH
Postcode districtNR14
PoliceNorfolk
FireNorfolk
AmbulanceEast of England
EU ParliamentEast of England
List of places
UK
England
Norfolk
52°31′09″N 1°31′59″E / 52.51915°N 1.53316°E / 52.51915; 1.53316Coordinates: 52°31′09″N 1°31′59″E / 52.51915°N 1.53316°E / 52.51915; 1.53316

Raveningham (pronounced "Ran-ing'm")[1] is a small village and parish in the county of Norfolk, England, about 13 miles (21 km) south-east of Norwich. It covers an area of 1,990 acres (810 ha) and had a population of 157 in 61 households at the 2001 census,[2] the population increasing to 162 at the 2011 Census.[3]

Raveningham is mentioned in the Domesday Book as one of the settlements in Clavering hundred.

It is the home of Raveningham Hall Gardens. Located within the premises is St Andrews church, one of 124 existing round-tower churches in Norfolk.

St Andrew's Church[edit]

The east window has glass by Kempe depicting the crucificion flanked by St Peter and St Andrew.[1]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Knott, Simon. "St. Andrew, Raveningham". Norfolk Churches. Retrieved 24 July 2016.
  2. ^ "Raveningham parish information". South Norfolk Council. 4 January 2006. Archived from the original on 27 September 2011. Retrieved 20 June 2009.
  3. ^ "Parish population 2011". Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 7 September 2015.

External links[edit]

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