Thurlton

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Thurlton
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Church of All Saints, Thurlton
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Thurlton
Location within Norfolk
Area5.22 km2 (2.02 sq mi)
Population779 (2011)
  Density 149/km2 (390/sq mi)
OS grid reference TM418982
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NORWICH
Postcode district NR14
Dialling code 01508
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
Website http://eoe.xarg.co.uk/thurlton/
List of places
UK
England
Norfolk
52°31′43″N1°33′49″E / 52.5287°N 1.56349°E / 52.5287; 1.56349 Coordinates: 52°31′43″N1°33′49″E / 52.5287°N 1.56349°E / 52.5287; 1.56349

The village should not be confused with Thurton which is 6 miles (9½ km) to the west.

Thurton farm village in the United Kingdom

The village should not be confused with Thurlton which is 6 miles to the east.

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Thurlton is a small village in South Norfolk, located 14 miles (22 km) south-east of the city of Norwich, and 9 miles (15 km) west of the Suffolk coastal town of Lowestoft.

South Norfolk District in England

South Norfolk is a local government district in Norfolk, England. Its council is based in Long Stratton. The population of the Local Authority District was 124,012 as taken at the 2011 Census.

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.

Suffolk County of England

Suffolk is an East Anglian county of historic origin in England. It has borders with Norfolk to the north, Cambridgeshire to the west and Essex to the south. The North Sea lies to the east. The county town is Ipswich; other important towns include Lowestoft, Bury St Edmunds, Newmarket, and Felixstowe, one of the largest container ports in Europe.

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Great Goliath Mill

Thurlton is on the edge of the Broadland marshes to the south of the River Yare, and is bordered by Norton Subcourse to the west of the river. The population of the parish at the 2001 census was 720, [1] increasing to 779 at the 2011 Census [2] The area around the village is mainly agricultural [3]

The Broads network of rivers and lakes in the English counties of Norfolk and Suffolk

The Broads is a network of mostly navigable rivers and lakes in the English counties of Norfolk and Suffolk. The lakes, known as broads, were formed by the flooding of peat workings. The Broads, and some surrounding land, were constituted as a special area with a level of protection similar to a national park by the Norfolk and Suffolk Broads Act 1988. The Broads Authority, a special statutory authority responsible for managing the area, became operational in 1989.

River Yare river in the United Kingdom

The River Yare is a river in the English county of Norfolk. In its lower reaches it is one of the principal navigable waterways of The Broads and connects with the rest of the network.

Norton Subcourse human settlement in United Kingdom

Norton Subcourse is a small village and parish in the county of Norfolk, England, about 9 miles (14 km) south-west of Great Yarmouth. It covers an area of 2,233 acres (904 ha) and had a population of 303 in 115 households at the 2001 census, reducing to a population of 298 in 119 households at the 2011 Census.

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Wind turbine at Thurlton Primary School

Thurlton is home to the Great Goliath Mill, a brick built windmill. [4] The village has basic amenities, including a pub, shop and post office. [3] Thurlton Primary School has about 100 pupils, [5] including a ‘classroom of the future’ extension, complete with a wind turbine. [3] [6] [7]

Wind turbine device that converts wind energy into mechanical and electric energy

A wind turbine, or alternatively referred to as a wind energy converter, is a device that converts the wind's kinetic energy into electrical energy.

See also

Governance

An electoral ward in the same name exists. This ward stretches south east to Aldeby with a total population of 2,726. [8]

The wards and electoral divisions in the United Kingdom are electoral districts at sub-national level represented by one or more councillors. The ward is the primary unit of English electoral geography for civil parishes and borough and district councils, electoral ward is the unit used by Welsh principal councils, while the electoral division is the unit used by English county councils and some unitary authorities. Each ward/division has an average electorate of about 5,500 people, but ward-population counts can vary substantially. As at the end of 2014 there were 9,456 electoral wards/divisions in the UK.

Aldeby farm village in the United Kingdom

Aldeby is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It is bounded to the south by the River Waveney, on the other side of which is Suffolk. The village is about five miles (8 km) by road from Beccles.

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References

  1. Parish Profile Archived 2010-10-23 at the Wayback Machine , South Norfolk District Council. Retrieved 2010-12-18.
  2. "Parish population 2011" . Retrieved 10 September 2015.
  3. 1 2 3 Thurlton Parish Council. Retrieved 2010-12-18.
  4. "Thurlton towermill" . Retrieved 29 June 2009.
  5. Thurlton Primary School profile, Norfolk County Council. Retrieved 2010-12-19.
  6. South Norfolk Design Awards 2004 Archived 2010-12-15 at the Wayback Machine , South Norfolk District Council, 2008-04-28. Retrieved 2010-12-19
  7. Classrooms of the future Norfolk County Council. Retrieved 2010-12-19
  8. "Parish population 2011" . Retrieved 10 September 2015.

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