Place:West Newton, Norfolk, England

NameWest Newton
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.8183°N 0.5153°E
Located inNorfolk, England     ( - 1935)
See alsoFreebridge Lynn Hundred, Norfolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
Freebridge Lynn Rural, Norfolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1935
Sandringham, Norfolk, Englandparish into which it was absorbed in 1935
King's Lynn and West Norfolk District, Norfolk, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
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West Newton is a village in the north of the English county of Norfolk. The village is situated some 1 km south of the village of Sandringham, 11 km north of the town of King's Lynn and 60 km north-west of the city of Norwich.[1] The village forms part of the civil parish of Sandringham, which is in turn part of the district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk.

West Newton parish church is dedicated to Saint Peter and Saint Paul, and has a fourteenth-century church tower.

Until 1935 West Newton was a separate civil parish within Freebridge Lynn Rural District and part of Freebridge Lynn Hundred

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