Shelton and Hardwick

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Shelton and Hardwick
Hardwick St Margaret
Shelton and Hardwick is located in Norfolk
Shelton and Hardwick
Shelton and Hardwick
 Shelton and Hardwick shown within Norfolk
Area  8.90 km2 (3.44 sq mi)
Population 298 (2011)
   – density  33/km2 (85/sq mi)
OS grid reference TM223900
Civil parish Shelton and Hardwick
District South Norfolk
Shire county Norfolk
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NORWICH
Postcode district NR15
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
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Coordinates: 52°27′46″N 1°16′15″E / 52.46267°N 1.27091°E / 52.46267; 1.27091

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,[1] increasing the population at the 2011 Census to 298.[2]

Shelton contains a primary school, a church and Shelton Hall.

Hardwick has a church (which is famous locally for its ruined tower[citation needed] 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.


  1. ^ "Shelton & Hardwick parish information". South Norfolk Council. 4 January 2006. Retrieved 20 June 2009. 
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 7 September 2015. 


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