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Brooke, Norfolk

Brooke is a village and civil parish in the South Norfolk district of Norfolk, England, about 7 miles south of Norwich and roughly equidistant from Norwich and Bungay. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 1,242 in 554 households. The church of Brooke St Peter is one of 124 existing round-tower churches in Norfolk.
DistrictSouth Norfolk
Post townNORWICH
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTM2899
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
Population1,242
 

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

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

Brooke.-- par., S. Norfolk, 4¾ miles NW. of Loddon, 2135 ac., pop. 706; P.O.; contains B. Hall and B. Park, the latter the seat of Viscount Canterbury.

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