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Sprowston, Norfolk

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Sprowston, Norfolk

Sprowston is a small town (population 14,027) bordering Norwich in Norfolk, England. It is bounded by Heartsease to the east, Mousehold Heath and the suburb of New Sprowston to the south (in Norwich), Old Catton to the west, and by the open farmland of Beeston St Andrew to the north. It was the largest parish in Norfolk and the most populous in Broadland District, before becoming a town in 2011.
DistrictBroadland
Post townNorwich
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTG2411
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01603
Population14,027
 

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

Sprowestuna ~ Sprotuna

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

Sprowston, par. and vil., Norfolk - par. (containing North Sprowston, vil.), 2576 ac., pop. 1782; vil., 3 miles NE. of Norwich; P.O., and P.O. at North Sprowston.

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