Place:South Wootton, Norfolk, England

NameSouth Wootton
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates52.7707°N 0.4296°E
Located inNorfolk, England
See alsoFreebridge Lynn Hundred, Norfolk, Englandhundred in which it was located
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South Wootton is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk, approximately 2 miles (3.2 km) northeast of King's Lynn. It covers an area of 8.54 km2 (3.30 sq mi) and had a population of 3,717 in 1,450 households at the 2001 UK census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk.

The older part of the village grew up around the village green and St Mary's church, though there has been a fair amount of new housing built since the 1960s.

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