Place:Castle Rising, Norfolk, England


NameCastle Rising
Alt namesCastle-Risingsource: Family History Library Catalog
Risingasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 188
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates52.618°N 0.474°E
Located inNorfolk, England
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Castle Rising is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It is best known as the location of Castle Rising Castle, which dominates the village. The village is situated some 8 kilometres (5.0 mi) north-east of the town of King's Lynn and 60 kilometres (37 mi) west of the city of Norwich. The River Babingley skirts the north of the village separating Castle Rising from the site of the lost village of Babingley.

The civil parish has an area of 8.65 square kilometres (3.34 sq mi) and in the 2001 census had a population of 225 in 110 households. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk.

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