Place:Lingwood, Norfolk, England

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NameLingwood
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates52.617°N 1.483°E
Located inNorfolk, England
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Lingwood and Burlingham is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk, comprising the large village of Lingwood together with the smaller villages of Burlingham Green, North Burlingham and South Burlingham. The villages are all within of each other, some equidistant from the town of Great Yarmouth and the city of Norwich.

The civil parish was created in 1935, by the merger of the ancient parishes of Lingwood, Burlingham St Andrew, Burlingham St Edmond and Burlingham St Peter. It has an area of and in the 2001 census had a population of 2,504 in 1,047 households. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of Broadland.

Lingwood is served by Lingwood railway station on the Norwich-Great Yarmouth Wherry Line.

The name Lingwood originates from "Lingwoode", the first name given to the area, meaning "slope of a wood". The village was first noted in 1190.

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