Place:Starston, Norfolk, England

Alt namesSterestunasource: Domesday Book (1985) p 194
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.401°N 1.288°E
Located inNorfolk, England
See alsoEarsham Hundred, Norfolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
Depwade Rural, Norfolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1974
South Norfolk District, Norfolk, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
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Starston is a small village in Norfolk, England. It covers an area of 9.02 km2 (3.48 sq mi) and had a population of 321 in 123 households at the 2001 UK census, the population increasing to 331 at the 2011 UK census. It is located in South Norfolk District close to the border with the county of Suffolk.

The Starston sign features a wind pump that was used to transport water from the Beck river up to Starston Place, which was demolished during the early 1900s. The wind pump can still be seen from the roadside.

Between 1856 and 1866 it had its own railway station on the Waveney Valley Line before it was closed to passenger trains through lack of use.

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