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Starston, Norfolk

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Starston, Norfolk

Starston is a small village in Norfolk. It covers an area of 9.02 km and had a population of 321 in 123 households as of the 2001 census. The Starston sign features a wind pump that was used to transport water from the Beck river up to Starston Place, which was demolished during the early 1900s. The wind pump can still be seen from the roadside. Between 1856 and 1866 it had its own railway station on the Waveney Valley Line before it was shut to passenger trains through lack of usage.
DistrictSouth Norfolk
Post townHARLESTON
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTM2384
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Population321 (2001)
 

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

Sterestuna

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

Starston, par. and vil., Norfolk - par., 2244 ac., pop. 510; vil., 1½ mile NW. of Harleston; P.O.

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