Place:South Creake, Norfolk, England

NameSouth Creake
Alt namesCrechsource: Oxford: English Place Names (1960) p 129
Crehicsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 188
Creicsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 188; Oxford: English Place Names (1960) p 129
Creichsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 188; Oxford: English Place Names (1960) p 129
Kreicsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 188
Kreichsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 188
Suthcreichsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 188; Oxford: English Place Names (1960) p 129
Coordinates52.883°N 0.779°E
Located inNorfolk, England
See alsoBrothercross Hundred, Norfolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
Docking Rural, Norfolk, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1935
King's Lynn and West 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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South Creake is a village and civil parish in north west Norfolk, England. The village lies south of its twin village of North Creake, and some five miles (8 km) north-west of the town of Fakenham.

South Creake lies on the River Burn, which flows through the centre of the village. On a hill above the village can be found the Bloodgate Hill Iron Age Fort.

The civil parish has an area of and in the 2001 census had a population of 536 in 245 households. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk.

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