Place:Rollesby, Norfolk, England

Alt namesRoluesbesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 193
Rothbfuesbeisource: Domesday Book (1985) p 193
Rotholfuesbeisource: Domesday Book (1985) p 193
Rotholfuesbeysource: Domesday Book (1985) p 193
Thoroluesbysource: Domesday Book (1985) p 193
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.669°N 1.626°E
Located inNorfolk, England
See alsoWest Flegg Hundred, Norfolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
East and West Flegg Rural, Norfolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1935
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Rollesby is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It is situated on the A149 road, adjacent to Rollesby Broad and Ormesby Broad, about 12 km (7.5 mi) northwest of the town of Great Yarmouth and 30 km (19 mi) east of the city of Norwich.

The civil parish has an area of 5.91 km2 (2.28 sq mi) and in the 2001 UK census had a population of 995 in 408 households, the population reducing at the 2011 UK census to 946. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the District of Great Yarmouth.

The church of Rollesby St George is one of 124 existing round-tower churches in Norfolk and is a Grade II* listed building.

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