Shelton and Hardwick
|Shelton and Hardwick|
Hardwick St Margaret
Shelton and Hardwick shown within Norfolk
|Area||8.90 km2 (3.44 sq mi)|
|– density||33/km2 (85/sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|Civil parish||Shelton and Hardwick|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||East of England|
|EU Parliament||East of England|
Shelton and Hardwick is a civil parish in South Norfolk, England, made up of the villages of Shelton and Hardwick. It lies about 3 km south-east of Long Stratton, about 6 km north of Harleston and 10 km west of Bungay. It covers an area of 8.90 km2 (3.44 sq mi) and had a population of 283 in 107 households at the 2001 census, increasing the population at the 2011 Census to 298.
Shelton contains a primary school, a church and Shelton Hall.
Hardwick has a church (which is famous locally for its ruined tower and is one of 124 existing round-tower churches in Norfolk), as well as several farms and a substantial amount of housing. It was also home to a Royal Air Force airfield, which was used by the United States Army Air Forces during World War II.
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- Website with photos of Hardwick St Margaret, a round-tower church
- The 93rd Bombardment Group Museum, Station 104, Hardwick. A small museum on the actual airfield site in Nissen (Quonset) and brick built huts.
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