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Baconsthorpe, Norfolk

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Baconsthorpe, Norfolk

Baconsthorpe is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It is 6 km south-east of Holt, 8 km south of Sheringham and 32 km north of Norwich. The civil parish has an area of 5.53 km² and in the 2001 census had a population of 232 in 105 households. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of North Norfolk. The ruins of the 15th-century Baconsthorpe Castle lie about one mile (1.6 km) to the north of the village.
DistrictNorth Norfolk
Post townHOLT
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTG1237
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01263
Population232 (parish, 2001 census)

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

Baconthorp ~ Beaconsthorpe

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

Baconsthorpe, par., N. Norfolk, 3 miles SE. of Holt, 1360 ac., pop. 293; P.O.

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