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Necton, Norfolk

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Necton, Norfolk

Necton, commonly called Neeton, is a village situated on a turning off the A47 main road between Swaffham and East Dereham in the Breckland district of mid-Norfolk. As at the 2001 census it has a population of 1,865 residents and an area of 15.48 km . It has a number of facilities including a primary school, playing field, garden centre, garage, social club, pub, old people's home, post office, and a number of shops. All Saints' church is at the centre of the village in the Benefice of Necton.
Post townSwaffham
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF8709
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01760
Population1,865 UK census 2001

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

Neighton ~ Ketuna ~ Noche ~ Naketune ~ Neche ~ Neketuna

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

Necton, par. and vil., Norfolk, 3½ miles E. of Swaffham, 3748 ac., pop. 793; P.O.; in vicinity of vil. is the seat of Necton Hall.

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