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Sculthorpe, Norfolk

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Sculthorpe, Norfolk

Sculthorpe is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The village is situated some 4 km north-west of Fakenham and 5 km south-east of South Creake. The civil parish has an area of 8.52 km and in 2001 had a population of 744 in 312 households. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of North Norfolk. The large airfield of RAF Sculthorpe lies immediately to the west of the village.
DistrictNorth Norfolk
Post townFAKENHAM
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF8931
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Population744
 

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

Sculatorpa ~ Sculetorpa

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

Sculthorpe, par. and vil., Norfolk - par., 2055 ac., pop. 574; vil., 2 m. NW. of Fakenham; P.O.; has cornmills, agricultural implements works, and iron-founding.

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