Place:Emneth, Norfolk, England

Alt namesHolly Endsource: from redirect
Emneth Hungatesource: from redirect
TypeHamlet, Civil parish
Coordinates52.643°N 0.209°E
Located inNorfolk, England
See alsoFreebridge Marshland Hundred, Norfolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
Marshland Rural, Norfolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1974
King's Lynn and West Norfolk District, Norfolk, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
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Emneth is a village and a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The village is 58 miles (93 km) west of Norwich, 15.4 miles (24.8 km) south-west of King's Lynn and 99.6 miles (160.3 km) north of London. The nearest town is Wisbech which is 3.3 miles (5.3 km) north-north-west of the village in Cambridgeshire. The parish of Emneth had a population of 2,466 in the 2001 UK census, increasing to 2,617 at the 2011 UK census. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk.

This fenland village and parish is on the border with the county of Cambridgeshire in the south west of Norfolk. The village is located south of Walsoken and north of Outwell. Within the parish boundaries of Emneth there are also the settlements of Emneth Hungate and Holly End.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Emneth.

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