Rollesby

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Rollesby
St George's Church - geograph.org.uk - 855320.jpg
Rollesby St George
Rollesby is located in Norfolk
Rollesby
Rollesby
Rollesby shown within Norfolk
Area5.91 km2 (2.28 sq mi)
Population946 (2011 census)[1]
• Density160/km2 (410/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTG451160
Civil parish
  • Rollesby
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townGREAT YARMOUTH
Postcode districtNR29
PoliceNorfolk
FireNorfolk
AmbulanceEast of England
EU ParliamentEast of England
List of places
UK
England
Norfolk
52°41′10″N 1°37′30″E / 52.68619°N 1.62505°E / 52.68619; 1.62505Coordinates: 52°41′10″N 1°37′30″E / 52.68619°N 1.62505°E / 52.68619; 1.62505

Rollesby is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It is situated on the A149 road, adjacent to Rollesby Broad and Ormesby Broad, about 12 km (7.5 mi) north-west of the town of Great Yarmouth and 30 km (19 mi) east of the city of Norwich.[2]

The civil parish has an area of 5.91 km2 (2.28 sq mi) and in the 2001 census had a population of 995 in 408 households, the population reducing at the 2011 Census to 946.[1] For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of Great Yarmouth.[3]

The church of Rollesby St George is one of 124 existing round-tower churches in Norfolk and is a Grade II* listed building.[4]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  2. ^ Ordnance Survey (2005). OS Explorer Map OL40 - The Broads. ISBN 0-319-23769-9.
  3. ^ Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes Archived 2017-02-11 at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved December 2, 2005.
  4. ^ Historic England. "Church of St George (1152526)". National Heritage List for England. Retrieved 5 March 2014.

External links[edit]

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