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Knapton, Norfolk

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Knapton, Norfolk

Knapton is a village and a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The village is 8.9 miles south-east of Cromer, 19.4 miles north-east of Norwich and 134 miles north-east of London. The Village is located alongside the B1145 a route which runs between King's Lynn and Mundesley. The nearest railway station is at North Walsham for the Bittern Line which runs between Sheringham, Cromer and Norwich. The nearest airport is Norwich International Airport.
DistrictNorth Norfolk
Post townNORTH WALSHAM
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTG3034
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
Population362 (2001 census)
 

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

Kanapatone

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

Knapton.-- par., Norfolk, in NE. of co., 3 miles N. of North Walsham, and 17 miles NE. of Norwich, 1480 ac., pop. 316; contains the seats of Knapton Hall and Knapton Grove.

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