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South Acre, Norfolk

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South Acre, Norfolk

South Acre is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The village has almost disappeared, but the remnants are located about 1 km south-west of Castle Acre, 8 km north of the town of Swaffham, 20 km east of the town of King's Lynn and 50 km west of the city of Norwich. The River Nar flows between South Acre and Castle Acre. The civil parish has an area of 10.15 km and in the 2001 census had a population of 32 in 13 households.
DistrictBreckland
Post townKING'S LYNN
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF8114
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Population32
 

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

Southacre

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

Southacre, par., Norfolk, 3 miles N. of Swaffham, 2492 ac., pop. 73.

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