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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 in the civil parish of Brandon Parva, Coston, Runhall and Welborne 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.

The civil parish contains the villages of Brandon Parva, Coston, Runhall and Welborne. These were separate parishes before being merged with Runhall in 1935.[3] The civil parish was renamed from Runhall to Brandon Parva, Coston, Runhall and Welborne.[4]


  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. ^ "Runhall AP/CP through time | Administrative history of Parish-level Unit: hierarchies, boundaries". A Vision of Britain through Time. University of Portsmouth. 2009. Archived from the original on 4 June 2011. Retrieved 23 January 2010.
  4. ^ "Change of parish council name" (PDF). Lgbce. Retrieved 14 March 2018.

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