Place:Brooke, Norfolk, England


Alt namesBrocsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 187
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates52.535°N 1.372°E
Located inNorfolk, England
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Brooke is a village and civil parish in the South Norfolk district of Norfolk, England, about 7 miles south of Norwich and roughly equidistant from Norwich and Bungay. According to the 2001 census it had a population of 1,242 in 554 households.

The church of Brooke St Peter is one of 124 existing round-tower churches in Norfolk.

In common with most small Norfolk villages public services are few, however the village is better served than most by one primary school (Brooke Primary), a garage and petrol station, post office, farm store & butcher, two pubs including a popular restaurant. One further convenience store is located at the warden-patrolled elderly housing development Churchill Place.

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