St Peter's Church, Walpole
|Area||19.27 km2 (7.44 sq mi)|
|• Density||94/km2 (240/sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||East of England|
Walpole is a civil parish in Norfolk, England. The parish includes the conjoined villages of Walpole St Andrew and Walpole St Peter. Walpole Highway and Walpole Cross Keys are separate civil parishes.
For the purposes of local government, Walpole falls within the district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk. An electoral ward in the same name exists. This ward had a population at the 2011 Census of 2,322.
In 1339 the Bishop of Ely brought criminal proceedings, complaining of the breaking up by local merchants of the market which he and his predecessors had held at Walpole "time out of mind".
St Peter's Church was used as the parish church of the fictional village of Fenchurch St Paul in the 1970s production of Dorothy L. Sayers' novel The Nine Tailors, starring Ian Carmichael as Lord Peter Wimsey.
- Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
- "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 30 August 2015.
- "Ward population 2011". Retrieved 30 August 2015.
- Monger, Garry (2020). "Games Old and New". The Fens. Natasha Shiels. 29: 20-21.
- "History". Walpole St Peter's Church. Retrieved 16 August 2020.
- St Andrew's Church, Walpole, Norfolk, Churches Conservation Trust, retrieved 9 December 2016
- Simon Knott, Walpole St Peter at norfolkchurches.co.uk, Retrieved 12 September 2010
- Alec Clifton-Taylor, English Parish Churches as Works of Art, Batsford, 1974
- Media related to Walpole, Norfolk at Wikimedia Commons
- Official church website
- Parish Council website