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Carbrooke, Norfolk

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Carbrooke, Norfolk

Carbrooke is a village and civil parish in the Breckland district of mid-Norfolk, East Anglia, England in the United Kingdom. It is 3 miles from the centre of Watton, 8 miles from Dereham and 17 miles from its postal town of Thetford. It has an area of 12.66 km with an estimated population of 1,310 as of 2007. It has a village hall, with plans for a new one, hosting among other things The Village Social Group. The local church is St. Peter & St. Paul in the Benefice of Watton.
DistrictBreckland
Post townThetford
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF9402
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01953
Population1,176 (2001 census)
 

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

Cherebroc

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

Carbrooke, par., W. Norfolk, 8 miles SW. of Dereham, 3033 ac., pop. 612; P.O.

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