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Thurton, Norfolk

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Thurton, Norfolk

The village should not be confused with Thurlton which is 6 miles (9½ km) to the east. Thurton is a village in South Norfolk lying 8½ miles (13½ km) south-east of Norwich on the A146 Norwich to Lowestoft road between Framingham Pigot and Loddon. The A146 effectively divides the village in two; a 40 mph limit is in force. At the 2001 census Thurton had 223 households and a population of 567. The village no longer has a shop or post office, both having closed in the last 15 years.
DistrictSouth Norfolk
Post townNORWICH
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTG3200
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01508
Population567
 

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

Thurton, par., Norfolk, 2½ miles NW. of Loddon, 771 ac., pop. 199; P.O.

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