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South Creake, Norfolk

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South Creake, Norfolk

South Creake is a village and civil parish in north west Norfolk, England. The village lies 1+⁄2 miles south of its twin village of North Creake, and some five miles (8 km) north-west of the town of Fakenham. South Creake lies on the River Burn, which flows through the centre of the village. On a hill above the village can be found the Bloodgate Hill Iron Age Fort. The civil parish has an area of 20.18 square kilometres and in the 2001 census had a population of 536 in 245 households.
DistrictKing's Lynn and West Norfolk
Post townFAKENHAM
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF8635
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Population536
 

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

Creake ~ Creake South

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

Creake, South, par., W. Norfolk, 3½ miles S. of Burnham Westgate, 4146 ac., pop. 976; P.O.

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