Wiggenhall St Germans
|Wiggenhall St Germans
St Mary the Virgin's Church, Wiggenhall
|Wiggenhall St Germans shown within Norfolk|
|Area||18.98 km2 (7.33 sq mi)|
|• Density||72/km2 (190/sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|• London||136 km (85 mi) WbS|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Post town||King's Lynn|
|Ambulance||East of England|
|EU Parliament||East of England|
Wiggenhall St Germans is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk in the East of England. It is 85 miles (137 km) north of London and 5 miles (8.0 km) south-west of King's Lynn. The parish covers an area of 18.98 km2 (7.33 sq mi) and had a population of 1,373 in 554 households in the 2011 census.
The parish is situated on the River Great Ouse which divides the village into two parts. Most of the parish lies below the high-water mark and some areas are level with the bed of the river, which is confined by high banks.
The parish includes the hamlets of Wiggenhall St Mary the Virgin and Wiggenhall St Peter. It was the site of Fitton, the ancient seat of the Howard family, later the dukes of Norfolk. St Mary the Virgin's Church is under the care of the Churches Conservation Trust.
- Office for National Statistics (2011). "Neighbourhood Statistics — Wiggenhall St Germans". Retrieved 29 May 2013.
- Samuel Lewis, ed. (1848). "Wiggenhall-Wigton". A Topographical Dictionary of England. British History Online. Retrieved 7 June 2013.
- Church of St Mary the Virgin, Wiggenhall, Norfolk, Churches Conservation Trust, retrieved 3 December 2016. It has a Good Ofsted rated Primary School, (March 2016).
- "Wiggenhall Ward population 2011". Retrieved 30 August 2015.
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