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Swainsthorpe, Norfolk

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Swainsthorpe, Norfolk

Swainsthorpe is a village in Norfolk, England. It lies about 5 miles south of Norwich. It covers an area of 3.38 km and had a population of 374 in 159 households as of the 2001 census. Its church, St Peter, is one of 124 existing round-tower churches in Norfolk.
DistrictSouth Norfolk
Post townNORWICH
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTG2100
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 Swainsthorpe, Norfolk has been known in the past

Sueinestorp ~ Torp

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

Swainsthorpe, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Norfolk - par., 821 ac., pop. 291; vil., 4 m. SW. of Norwich; P.O.

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