Church of St Andrew and All Saints
|Area||8.75 km2 (3.38 sq mi)|
|• Density||105/km2 (270/sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||East of England|
Wicklewood is a village and civil parish in the South Norfolk district of Norfolk, England. It is located 11 miles (18 km) west of Norwich next to the market town of Wymondham, neighbouring the villages of Deopham, Hackford and Kimberley. It covers an area of 8.75 km2 (3.38 sq mi) and had a population of 886 in 345 households at the 2001 census, which had increased to 922 at the 2011 Census.
The village has a small primary school, Wicklewood School, as well as a small church, St Andrews and All Saints.
Wicklewood has a local cricket team that participates in various Sunday League matches and was the holder of the Wicklewood Shield trophy won in 2006.
The village also has one public house called the Cherry Tree where the full range of Buffy's ales, made in Tivetshall St. Mary, can be tasted.
Hospital Road is the site of a large neo-Georgian building, now private homes. This is the former Forehoe workhouse, built in the late 19th century. In 1948 it was incorporated into the National Health Service as Hill House Hospital, later Wicklewood Geriatric Hospital, before closing in 1974.
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- "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 10 September 2015.
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- "Forehoe, Norfolk". The Workhouse history of an institution.
- "A Vital Mental Health Service in Norfolk Due to Close as a Result of Insufficient Funding". Julian Support.
- "Detached house for sale in Milestone Lane, Wicklewood, Wymondham NR18". Primelocation.
- Wicklewood Archive
- The Cherry Tree
- Buffy's Brewery
- Wicklewood home page
- Wicklewood Parish Council
- Wicklewood School