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Hindringham


The Parish Church of Saint Martin, Hindringham

Hindringham (Norfolk)
Hindringham

Hindringham shown within Norfolk
Population 431 (parish, 2001 census)
 - London 122 miles (196 km)
Parish Hindringham
District North Norfolk
Shire county Norfolk
Region East
Constituent country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Fakenham
Postcode district NR 21
Dialling code 01328
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
European Parliament East of England
UK Parliament North Norfolk
List of places: UKEnglandNorfolk

Coordinates: 52°53'12?N 0°56'53?E? / ?52.88664, 0.948

Hindringham is a village and a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk.[1]. The village is 8.5 miles north east of the town of Fakenham, 16.4 miles west of Cromer and 122 miles north of London. The nearest railway station is at Sheringham for the Bittern Line which runs between Sheringham, Cromer and Norwich. The nearest airport is Norwich International Airport.

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[edit] History and Origins

The name Hindringham means "The land of the people living behind the hills".Hindringham is mentioned in the Domesday Book of 1086 were it is listed with the names of Hidringham, Hindringaham, and Indregeham[2].

[edit] Prominent landmarks

[edit] St Martin Parish Church

The Parish church is called Saint Martin and dates from the 14th century. The church stands prominent and tall behind a long line of red-roofed flint cottages. A wall separates the churchyard from the six foot drop to the road. The chancel is offset to the south against the nave. The font dates from the 15th century and is decorated with a Crucifixion, Instruments of the Passion and a Holy Trinity symbol along with heraldic shields. The church has an ancient chest which is thought to be one of the oldest in England, dating from the end of the 12th century.

[edit] Hindringham Lower Green tower windmill

The village has a windmill although it is actually situated in the nearby hamlet of Lower Green.

[edit] Amenities

The village has a Primary School under the control of the Norfolk education authority. It is a Mixed school and is of a Non Denominational religion. Hindringham has a popular sports and social club.

[edit] Sports and recreation

One of the successes of Hindringham in recent times is the local football club, Hindringham F.C. which was re-formed in 1986 and has worked its way up into senior status of the FA National Pyramid.

[edit] See also

[edit] References

  1. , OS Explorer Map 24 - Norfolk Coast Central. ISBN 0 319 21726 4.
  2. , The Domesday Book, England's Heritage, Then and Now, Editor: Thomas Hinde, Norfolk page 190 ISBN 1858334403
  1. ,  Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council, 2001. "Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes".
  2. http://www.455th.ukpc.net/tomfeise/tomhind.htm

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