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Merton, Norfolk

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Merton, Norfolk

Merton is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 5.94 km and had a population of 113 in 50 households as of the 2001 census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of Breckland. It is the home of Lord Walsingham Its church, St Peter's, is one of 124 existing round-tower churches in Norfolk.
DistrictBreckland
Post townTHETFORD
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTL9098
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Population113
 

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

Meretuna

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

Merton, par., Norfolk, 2 miles S. of Watton and 10 miles NE. of Thetford, 1362 ac., pop. 170; Merton Hall, seat of Lord Walsingham, stands in an extensive park.

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