Place:Pentney, Norfolk, England

Alt namesPenteleiasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 193
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.684°N 0.559°E
Located inNorfolk, England
See alsoFreebridge Lynn Hundred, Norfolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
Freebridge Lynn Rural, Norfolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1974
King's Lynn and West Norfolk District, Norfolk, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
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source: Family History Library Catalog
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Pentney is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk, located about 8 miles (13 km) southeast of King's Lynn or about halfway between King's Lynn and Swaffham on the A47 road. It covers an area of 10.39 km2 (4.01 sq mi) and had a population of 387 in 184 households at the 2001 UK census, increasing to 544 at the 2011 UK census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk District. It is in the valley of the River Nar, a tributary of the River Great Ouse.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Pentney.

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