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Weasenham St Peter

Coordinates: 52°45′58″N 0°44′51″E / 52.76611°N 0.74750°E / 52.76611; 0.74750
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Weasenham St Peter
St Peter's Church, Weasenham St Peter
Weasenham St Peter is located in Norfolk
Weasenham St Peter
Weasenham St Peter
Location within Norfolk
Area5.79 km2 (2.24 sq mi)
Population169 (2011 census)[1]
• Density29/km2 (75/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTF855222
Civil parish
  • Weasenham St Peter
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townKING'S LYNN
Postcode districtPE32
AmbulanceEast of England
List of places
52°45′58″N 0°44′51″E / 52.76611°N 0.74750°E / 52.76611; 0.74750

Weasenham St Peter is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 5.79 km2 (2.24 sq mi) and had a population of 166 in 85 households at the 2001 census,[2] increasing to a population of 169 in 86 households at the 2011 Census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of Breckland.

The village's name means 'Weosa's homestead or village'.[3]


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 14 August 2016.
  2. ^ Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
  3. ^ University of Nottingham - Institute of Name Studies School of English. "Key to English Place-names". Kepn.nottingham.ac.uk. Retrieved 11 October 2021.

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