East Winch

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East Winch
All Saints' Church, East Winch - geograph.org.uk - 261348.jpg
All Saints' Church, East Winch
East Winch is located in Norfolk
East Winch
East Winch
East Winch shown within Norfolk
Area 19.95 km2 (7.70 sq mi)
Population 779 (2011)
• Density 39/km2 (100/sq mi)
OS grid reference TF694163
Civil parish
  • East Winch
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town KING'S LYNN
Postcode district PE32
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
UK
England
Norfolk
52°43′05″N 0°30′27″E / 52.71792°N 0.50738°E / 52.71792; 0.50738Coordinates: 52°43′05″N 0°30′27″E / 52.71792°N 0.50738°E / 52.71792; 0.50738

East Winch is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk, a few miles south-east of King's Lynn. It covers an area of 19.95 km2 (7.70 sq mi) and had a population of 782 in 325 households at the 2001 census,[1] the population reducing to 779 at the 2011 Census.[2]

It once had an East Winch railway station, on the line between Swaffham and King's Lynn, it is now located on the A47 road, which follows the former railway route.

Governance[edit]

East Winch is a parish of the Kings Lynn and West Norfolk district council, which is responsible for the most local services, and for Westminster elections it forms part of the North West Norfolk constituency, represented by Henry Bellingham (Conservative). Norfolk County Council is responsible for roads, some schools, and social services, and the county councillor is Richard Toby Coke (UKIP).

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
  2. ^ "Parish population 2011". Retrieved 27 August 2015. 

External links[edit]

Media related to East Winch at Wikimedia Commons