Rockland St Peter

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Rockland St Peter
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Rockland St Peter
Rockland St Peter is located in Norfolk
Rockland St Peter
Rockland St Peter
Location within Norfolk
Civil parish
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townAttleborough
Postcode districtNR17
List of places
UK
England
Norfolk
52°32′N 0°56′E / 52.53°N 0.93°E / 52.53; 0.93Coordinates: 52°32′N 0°56′E / 52.53°N 0.93°E / 52.53; 0.93

Rockland St Peter is a village and former civil parish, now in the parish of Rocklands, in the Breckland district, in the county of Norfolk, England. Its church is one of 124 existing round-tower churches in Norfolk. In 1931 the parish had a population of 286.[1]

History[edit]

The villages name means 'rook grove', the "St Peter" part from the dedication of the church.[2] On 1 April 1935 the parish was abolished to form Rocklands.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Population statistics Rockland St Peter CP/AP through time". A Vision of Britain through Time. Retrieved 18 April 2022.
  2. ^ "Rockland St. Peter Key to English Place-names". The University of Nottingham. Retrieved 18 April 2022.
  3. ^ "Rockland St Peter CP/AP through time". A Vision of Britain through Time. Retrieved 18 April 2022.

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