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Scarning, Norfolk

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Scarning, Norfolk

Scarning is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 14.13 km and had a population of 2,932 in 1,092 households as of the 2001 census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of Breckland. The village of Scarning is situated two miles west of Dereham and seventeen miles west of the city of Norwich, on the old turnpike road between Dereham and Swaffham.
Post townDEREHAM
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF9512
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England

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

Scaning ~ Scernenga ~ Scher ~ Scer

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

Scaning, par. and vil., Norfolk - par., 3470 ac., pop. 6G6; vil., 2 miles W. of Dereham; P.O.

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