Sculthorpe, Norfolk

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UK Sculthorpe.jpg
Signpost in Sculthorpe
Sculthorpe is located in Norfolk
Sculthorpe shown within Norfolk
Area 8.52 km2 (3.29 sq mi)
Population 751 (2011)
• Density 88/km2 (230/sq mi)
OS grid reference TF896308
Civil parish
  • Sculthorpe
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town FAKENHAM
Postcode district NR21
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
52°50′31″N 0°48′50″E / 52.84205°N 0.81379°E / 52.84205; 0.81379Coordinates: 52°50′31″N 0°48′50″E / 52.84205°N 0.81379°E / 52.84205; 0.81379

Sculthorpe is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The village is situated some 4 km (2.5 mi) north-west of Fakenham and 5 km (3.1 mi) south-east of South Creake.

The former water mill, beside a ford.

The civil parish has an area of 8.52 km2 (3.29 sq mi) and in 2001 had a population of 744 in 312 households, the population increasing to 751 at the 2011 census.[1] For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of North Norfolk.[2]

The former water mill, located about a mile south of the parish church, is now a pub and restaurant, but some of the workings remain visible.

The large airfield of RAF Sculthorpe lies immediately to the west of the village.

Sculthorpe Moor Community Nature Reserve lies to the south of the village in Turf Moor Road


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 3 September 2015. 
  2. ^ Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council, 2001. Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Retrieved December 2, 2005.

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