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All Saints, Runhall
Runhall is located in Norfolk
Location within Norfolk
Area11.98 km2 (4.63 sq mi)
Population401 (2011)[1]
• Density33/km2 (85/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTG054070
Civil parish
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townNORWICH
Postcode districtNR9
AmbulanceEast of England
List of places
52°37′19″N 1°02′01″E / 52.62201°N 1.03356°E / 52.62201; 1.03356Coordinates: 52°37′19″N 1°02′01″E / 52.62201°N 1.03356°E / 52.62201; 1.03356

Runhall is a village and former civil parish, now in the parish of Brandon Parva, Coston, Runhall and Welborne, in the South Norfolk district, in Norfolk, England. The parish covers an area of 11.98 km2 (4.63 sq mi) and had a population of 365 in 137 households at the 2001 census,[2] including Welborne and increasing in the 2011 Census to a population of 401 in 148 households.

The villages name origin is uncertain possibly, 'tree-trunk nook of land', 'Runa's nook of land', or perhaps, 'council's nook of land'.

Its church, All Saints, is one of 124 existing round-tower churches in Norfolk.

Civil parish[edit]

On 1 April 1935 the parishes of Brandon Parva, Coston and Welborne were merged with Runhall,[3] on 28 January 2013 the merged parish was renamed "Brandon Parva, Coston, Runhall and Welborne".[4][5] In 1931 the parish of Runhall (prior to the merge) had a population of 169.[6]


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 10 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Runhall parish information". South Norfolk Council. 4 January 2006. Archived from the original on 22 November 2008. Retrieved 20 June 2009.
  3. ^ "Relationships and changes Runhall AP/CP through time". A Vision of Britain through Time. Retrieved 26 January 2023.
  4. ^ "Norfolk Registration District". UKBMD. Retrieved 26 January 2023.
  5. ^ "Change of parish council name" (PDF). Lgbce. Retrieved 14 March 2018.
  6. ^ "Population statistics Runhall AP/CP through time". A Vision of Britain through Time. Retrieved 26 January 2023.

External links[edit]

Media related to Runhall at Wikimedia Commons