Place:East Winch, Norfolk, England

NameEast Winch
Alt namesEastwnincsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 189
Estuuinincsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 189
Estuunicsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 189
Estwnicsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 189
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.716°N 0.508°E
Located inNorfolk, England
See alsoFreebridge Lynn Hundred, Norfolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
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East Winch is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk, a few miles south-east of King's Lynn. It covers an area of 19.95 km2 (7.70 sq mi) and had a population of 782 in 325 households at the 2001 UK census, the population reducing to 779 at the 2011 UK census.

It once had an East Winch railway station, on the line between Swaffham and King's Lynn. It is now located on the A47 road, which follows the former railway's route.

East Winch is a parish of the Kings Lynn and West Norfolk District Council.

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