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Watlington, Norfolk

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Watlington, Norfolk

Watlington is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 6.93 km and had a population of 2,031 in 852 households as of the 2001 census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk. It is situated some 2 km from the east bank of the River Great Ouse, 12 km south of the town of King's Lynn and 60 km west of the city of Norwich.
DistrictKing's Lynn and West Norfolk
Post townKING'S LYNN
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF6110
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Population2,031 (2001 Census)
 

Other names by which Watlington, Norfolk has been known in the past

Wallington

Watlington, Norfolk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Watlington.-- par. and vil. (ry. sta. Magdalen Road), Norfolk - par., 1709 ac., pop. 619; vil., 6 miles S. of King's Lynn; P.O; Watlington Hall, seat, is in vicinity.

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