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Colkirk, Norfolk

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Colkirk, Norfolk

Colkirk is a village situated about two miles south of Fakenham in the county of Norfolk, England. Dating from at least the time of the Domesday Book the village currently has about 500 inhabitants living in about 200 dwellings. The village has a church, (St. Mary's), in the north west corner of the village, a Village Hall, a church pond (known as the Church Pit in Norfolk dialect), a Camping Land (land once used for the game Camping, "camp" meaning battle in Old English).
DistrictBreckland
Post townFakenham
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF9126
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Population547 (2001 census)
 

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

Colechirca ~ Cole

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

Colkirk, par., W. Norfolk, 2 miles S. of Fakenham, 1482 ac., pop. 431; P.O.

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