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Thorpe Market
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Thorpe Market
Location within Norfolk
Area5.89 km2 (2.27 sq mi)
Population289 (parish, 2011 census) [1]
  Density 49/km2 (130/sq mi)
OS grid reference TG240361
  London 135 miles
Civil parish
  • Thorpe Market
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NORWICH
Postcode district NR11
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament
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52°52′30″N1°19′43″E / 52.8751°N 1.3285°E / 52.8751; 1.3285 Coordinates: 52°52′30″N1°19′43″E / 52.8751°N 1.3285°E / 52.8751; 1.3285

Thorpe Market is a village in the English county of Norfolk. [2] The village is 4.4 miles south of Cromer, and 20.5 miles north of Norwich. The nearest railway station is at Gunton for the Bittern Line which runs between Sheringham, Cromer and Norwich. The nearest airport is Norwich International. The village straddles the A149 road from King’s Lynn to Great Yarmouth.

England Country in north-west Europe, part of the United Kingdom

England is a country that is part of the United Kingdom. It shares land borders with Wales to the west and Scotland to the north. The Irish Sea lies west of England and the Celtic Sea to the southwest. England is separated from continental Europe by the North Sea to the east and the English Channel to the south. The country covers five-eighths of the island of Great Britain, which lies in the North Atlantic, and includes over 100 smaller islands, such as the Isles of Scilly and the Isle of Wight.

Cromer town in Norfolk, England

Cromer is a coastal town and civil parish on the north coast of the English county of Norfolk. It is approximately 23 miles (37 km) north of the county city of Norwich, 116 miles (187 km) north-northeast of London and 4 miles (6.4 km) east of Sheringham on the North Sea coastline. The local government authority is North Norfolk District Council, whose headquarters is in Holt Road in the town. The civil parish has an area of 4.66 km2 (1.80 sq mi) and at the 2011 census had a population of 7,683.

Norwich City and non-metropolitan district in England

Norwich is a city in Norfolk, England. Granted historic city status, and situated on the River Wensum in East Anglia, it lies approximately 100 miles (160 km) north-east of London. It is the county town of Norfolk and is considered the capital of East Anglia, with a population of 141,300. From the Middle Ages until the Industrial Revolution, Norwich was the largest city in England after London, and one of the most important.

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The Parish Church

The parish church of Thorpe Market is called St Margaret’s. The present church was built in 1796 on the site of an older mediaeval church. This later church was one of the first Gothic Revival buildings to be erected in the county of Norfolk and was built on the instructions of the first Lord Suffield. The church has an unusual colour scheme inside having pink walls and a blue plaster ceiling. Most of the furnishings are from the late 19th century. There are two screens. The church is part of the ten parishes which are overseen by the Trunch team ministry.

Gothic Revival architecture Architectural movement

Gothic Revival is an architectural movement popular in the Western world that began in the late 1740s in England. Its momentum grew in the early 19th century, when increasingly serious and learned admirers of neo-Gothic styles sought to revive medieval Gothic architecture, in contrast to the neoclassical styles prevalent at the time. Gothic Revival draws features from the original Gothic style, including decorative patterns, finials, lancet windows, hood moulds and label stops.

Norfolk County of England

Norfolk is a county in East Anglia in England. It borders Lincolnshire to the northwest, Cambridgeshire to the west and southwest, and Suffolk to the south. Its northern and eastern boundaries are the North Sea and to the north-west, The Wash. The county town is Norwich. With an area of 2,074 square miles (5,370 km2) and a population of 859,400, Norfolk is a largely rural county with a population density of 401 per square mile. Of the county's population, 40% live in four major built up areas: Norwich (213,000), Great Yarmouth (63,000), King's Lynn (46,000) and Thetford (25,000).

Trunch a village located in North Norfolk, United Kingdom

Trunch is a village and parish in Norfolk, England, situated three miles north of North Walsham and two miles from the coast at Mundesley. At the Census 2011 the village had a population of 909. The parish covers an area of 5.5 square kilometres (2.1 sq mi).

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References

  1. "Parish population 2011" . Retrieved 2 September 2015.
  2. Ordnance Survey, Explorer Sheet 252, Norfolk Coast East, ISBN   978-0-319-46726-8

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