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UK Stanhoe.jpg
Signpost in Stanhoe
Stanhoe is located in Norfolk
Stanhoe shown within Norfolk
Area 6.06 km2 (2.34 sq mi)
Population 289 (2011)
• Density 48/km2 (120/sq mi)
OS grid reference TF799369
Civil parish
  • Stanhoe
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town KING'S LYNN
Postcode district PE31
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
52°53′58″N 0°40′23″E / 52.89943°N 0.67319°E / 52.89943; 0.67319Coordinates: 52°53′58″N 0°40′23″E / 52.89943°N 0.67319°E / 52.89943; 0.67319

Stanhoe is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk, 6.4 miles (10.2 km) from the North Sea. It covers an area of 6.06 km2 (2.34 sq mi) and had a population of 196 in 97 households at the 2001 census.[1] The population including Bagthorpe with Barmer at the 2011 Census had increased to 289,[2] for the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk.

Its position is grid reference TF799369, Lat 52 53 58, Long 0 40 23, for a period during the 19th century, its parish priest was Philip Ward, husband of Lord Nelson's daughter Horatia.

The nearest large village is Docking. Also near Stanhoe are to be found remains of Creake Abbey, near the village of North Creake.

Stanhoe was once served by Stanhoe railway station.


  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 25 August 2015. 

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