Place:Morningthorpe, Norfolk, England

Alt namesMaringatorpsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 192
Morning-Thorpesource: Family History Library Catalog
Torpsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 192
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates52.483°N 1.254°E
Located inNorfolk, England
See alsoDepwade Hundred, Norfolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
Depwade Rural, Norfolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1974
Fritton, Norfolk, Englandcivil parish absorbed into Morningthorpe in 1935
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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Morningthorpe is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It is situated some south of the city of Norwich. Besides the village of Morningthorpe itself, the parish also includes the village of Fritton. The two villages are 1 km apart.

The civil parish has an area of and in the 2001 census had a population of 253 in 94 households. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of South Norfolk.

The churches of Morningthorpe St John the Baptist and Fritton St Catherine are two of 124 existing round-tower churches in Norfolk.

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