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Hempton, Norfolk

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Hempton, Norfolk

Hempton is a village and a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The village is 0.8 miles south west of Fakenham, 33.9 miles north west of Norwich and 114 miles north east of London. The village straddles the A1065 between Fakenham and Swaffham. The nearest railway station is at Sheringham for the Bittern Line which runs between Sheringham, Cromer and Norwich. The nearest airport is Norwich International Airport.
DistrictNorth Norfolk
Post townFakenham
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF9129
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01328
Population499 (2001 census)
 

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

Hamatuna

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

Hempton, par. and vil., W. Norfolk, on river Wensum, 1 mile SW. of Fakenham, 560 ac., pop. 566.

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