South Creake

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South Creake
Our Lady St Mary, South Creake, Norfolk - geograph.org.uk - 315391.jpg
Our Lady St Mary, South Creake
South Creake is located in Norfolk
South Creake
South Creake
South Creake shown within Norfolk
Area 20.18 km2 (7.79 sq mi)
Population 516 (2011)
• Density 26/km2 (67/sq mi)
OS grid reference TF861355
Civil parish
  • South Creake
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town FAKENHAM
Postcode district NR21
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
UK
England
Norfolk
52°53′05″N 0°45′52″E / 52.88475°N 0.76445°E / 52.88475; 0.76445Coordinates: 52°53′05″N 0°45′52″E / 52.88475°N 0.76445°E / 52.88475; 0.76445

South Creake is a village and civil parish in north west Norfolk, England. The village lies 1 12 miles (2.4 km) south of its twin village of North Creake, and some 5 miles (8 km) north-west of the town of Fakenham.

South Creake lies on the River Burn, which flows through the centre of the village, on a hill above the village can be found the Bloodgate Hill Iron Age Fort.

The civil parish has an area of 7.79 square miles (20.2 km2) and in the 2001 census had a population of 536 in 245 households, reducing to a population of 516 at the 2011 census.[1] For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk.[2]

Notable people from South Creake include DJ and Producer Creake & Vibez.

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Retrieved 29 August 2015. 
  2. ^ Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Retrieved December 2, 2005.

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