Garvestone Information (Geography)

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St Margaret, Garveston
Garvestone is located in Norfolk
Location within Norfolk
Area14.52 km2 (5.61 sq mi)
Population660 (2011) [1]
•  Density45/km2 (120/sq mi)
OS grid reference TG025072
Civil parish
  • Garvestone, Reymerston and Thuxton
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NORWICH
Postcode district NR9
Dialling code01362
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
UK Parliament
List of places
52°37′30″N 0°59′31″E / 52.625°N 0.992°E / 52.625; 0.992
GARVESTONE Latitude and Longitude:

52°37′30″N 0°59′31″E / 52.625°N 0.992°E / 52.625; 0.992

Garvestone (or Garveston) is a village in the civil parish of Garvestone, Reymerston and Thuxton [2] in the Breckland district, in Norfolk, England. It is between the towns of Dereham and Wymondham. In the 2001 census the parish, which also includes the villages of Thuxton and Reymerston, had a population of 606, [3] increasing at the 2011 Census to a population of 660 in 268 households.

Garvestone lies on the upper reaches of the River Yare, at this point a small and fairly fast-flowing stream. The English mathematician and geographer Edward Wright was born in Garvestone in 1561.


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 10 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Parish name change Garvestone, Reymerston and Thuxton" (PDF). Local Government Boundary Commission for England. Retrieved 18 May 2019.
  3. ^ "Neighbourhood Statistics: 2001 Census: Key Statistics: Parish Headcounts: Area: Garvestone CP (Parish)". Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 4 June 2008.

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