Place:West Winch, Norfolk, England

NameWest Winch
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.7084°N 0.3965°E
Located inNorfolk, England
See alsoFreebridge Lynn Hundred, Norfolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
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West Winch is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 8.02 km2 (3.10 sq mi) and had a population of 2,596 in 1,068 households at the 2001 UK census, the population increasing to 2,734 at the 2011 UK census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk.

West Winch is situated on the A10 several miles south of the town of King's Lynn. The most celebrated feature is a windmill that was restored from dereliction between 1973 and 1980 and is now complete with sails.

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