Hempton

Summary

Hempton
Hempton is located in Norfolk
Hempton
Hempton
Location within Norfolk
Area2.15 km2 (0.83 sq mi)
Population505 (2011 census)[1])
• Density235/km2 (610/sq mi)
• London114 miles (183 km)
Civil parish
  • Hempton
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townFakenham
Postcode districtNR21
Dialling code01328
PoliceNorfolk
FireNorfolk
AmbulanceEast of England
UK Parliament
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UK
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52°49′N 0°50′E / 52.82°N 0.83°E / 52.82; 0.83Coordinates: 52°49′N 0°50′E / 52.82°N 0.83°E / 52.82; 0.83

Hempton is a village and a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The village is 0.8 miles (1.3 km) south west of Fakenham, 33.9 miles (54.6 km) north west of Norwich and 100 miles (160 km) north east of London. The village straddles the A1065 between Fakenham and Swaffham. The nearest railway station is at Sheringham for the Bittern Line which runs between Sheringham, Cromer and Norwich. The nearest airport is Norwich International Airport.

The villages name means 'Hemma's farm/settlement'.

References

  1. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 3 September 2015.

http://kepn.nottingham.ac.uk/map/place/Norfolk/Hempton