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East Winch, Norfolk

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East Winch, Norfolk

East Winch is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk, a few miles southeast of King's Lynn It covers an area of 19.95 km and had a population of 782 in 325 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 once had an East Winch railway station, on the line between Swaffham and King's Lynn. It is now located on the A47 road, which follows the former railway's route.
DistrictKing's Lynn and West Norfolk
Post townKING'S LYNN
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF6916
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Population782
 

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

Winch ~ Winch East ~ Estuuininc ~ Eastwninc ~ Estuunic ~ Estwnic

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

Winch, East, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Norfolk - par., 2530 ac., pop. 404; vil., 5 miles SE. of Kings Lynn; P.O.

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