Place:Brooke, Norfolk, England

Alt namesBrocsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 187
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.535°N 1.372°E
Located inNorfolk, England
See alsoClavering Hundred, Norfolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
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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.

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