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Pentney, Norfolk

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Pentney, Norfolk

Pentney is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk, located about 8 miles south east of Kings Lynn placing it about halfway between Kings Lynn and Swaffham on the A47 road. It covers an area of 10.39 km and had a population of 387 in 184 households as of the 2001 census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of North Norfolk. It is in the valley of the River Nar, a tributary of the River Great Ouse.
Post townKING'S LYNN
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF7213
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01760
Population387
 

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

Penteney ~ Penteleia

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

Pentney, par. and vil., Norfolk - par., 2230 ac., pop. 534; vil., 7 miles N W. of Swaffham; P.O.; has remains of an Augustinian priory.

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