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Blakeney, Norfolk

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Blakeney, Norfolk

Blakeney is a coastal village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. Blakeney lies within the Norfolk Coast AONB and the North Norfolk Heritage Coast. The North Norfolk Coastal Path passes through the village. The village is 21.1 miles north west of Norwich, 5 miles north north west of the nearest town of Holt, 13.1 miles west of Cromer and 129 miles north north east of London. The village is situated on the northern side of the A149 coast road from King’s Lynn to Cromer.
DistrictNorth Norfolk
Post townHOLT
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTG0243
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01263
Population789 (parish, 2001 census)
 

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

Blackney ~ Snitterley

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

Blakeney, par. and seaport, N. Norfolk, 5½ miles NW. of Holt, 1865 ac. (35 water), pop. 804; P.O., T.O.; has considerable fisheries.

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