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West Acre

Coordinates: 52°42′22″N 0°37′59″E / 52.706°N 0.633°E / 52.706; 0.633
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West Acre
West Acre is located in Norfolk
West Acre
West Acre
Location within Norfolk
Area14.49 km2 (5.59 sq mi)
Population260 (Including East Walton 2011)[1]
• Density18/km2 (47/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTF779152
Civil parish
  • West Acre
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townKING'S LYNN
Postcode districtPE32
Dialling code01760
AmbulanceEast of England
UK Parliament
List of places
52°42′22″N 0°37′59″E / 52.706°N 0.633°E / 52.706; 0.633
All Saints' Church, West Acre

West Acre is a village and civil parish in the King's Lynn and West Norfolk district of the county of Norfolk, England. It covers an area of 14.49 km2 (5.59 sq mi) and had a population of 187 in 83 households at the 2001 census,[2] the population increasing to 260 at the 2011 Census.[3]

All Saints' Church is a Grade I listed building. West Acre Theatre is a theatre, cinema and arts workshop created from a converted Primitive Methodist chapel. West Acre Priory of St Mary and All Saints was a monastic house, founded c.1100 by the de Toni family; the ruined priory gatehouse is Grade I listed.

The village is on the Nar Valley Way pathway. West Acre is a parish of the Kings Lynn and West Norfolk district council, which is responsible for the most local services. Norfolk County Council is responsible for roads, some schools and social services. For Westminster elections the parish forms part of the North West Norfolk constituency, represented by James Wild (Conservative).


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 3 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. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 30 August 2015.