South Acre

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South Acre
South Acre is located in Norfolk
South Acre
South Acre
South Acre shown within Norfolk
Area 7.91 km2 (3.05 sq mi)
Population 115 (2011)[1]
• Density 15/km2 (39/sq mi)
OS grid reference TF 809 143
Civil parish
  • South Acre
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town KING'S LYNN
Postcode district PE32
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
52°41′46″N 0°40′32″E / 52.69615°N 0.67555°E / 52.69615; 0.67555Coordinates: 52°41′46″N 0°40′32″E / 52.69615°N 0.67555°E / 52.69615; 0.67555

South Acre is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The village has almost disappeared, but the remnants are located about 1 km (0.62 mi) south-west of Castle Acre, 8 km (5.0 mi) north of the town of Swaffham, 20 km (12 mi) east of the town of King's Lynn and 50 km (31 mi) west of the city of Norwich. The River Nar flows between South Acre and Castle Acre.[2]

The civil parish has an area of 10.15 km2 (3.92 sq mi) and in the 2001 census had a population of 32 in 13 households, at the 2011 Census Narford was included and the population increased to 115 in 47 households. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of Breckland.[3]


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 9 August 2016. 
  2. ^ Ordnance Survey (1999). OS Explorer Map 236 - King's Lynn, Downham Market & Swaffham. ISBN 0-319-21867-8.
  3. ^ Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes Archived 2017-02-11 at the Wayback Machine.. Retrieved December 2, 2005.

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