Merton, Norfolk


Merton St Peter
 Merton shown within Norfolk
Area  5.94 km2 (2.29 sq mi)
Population 133 (2011)[1]
    density  22/km2 (57/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTL907988
Civil parishMerton
Shire countyNorfolk
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post town THETFORD
Postcode district IP25
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
List of places

Coordinates: 52°33′14″N 0°48′42″E / 52.554°N 0.8116°E / 52.554; 0.8116

Merton is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 5.94 km2 (2.29 sq mi) and had a population of 113 in 50 households at the 2001 census,[2] increasing to a population 0f 133 in 56 househods at the 2011 census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of Breckland.

Merton Hall is the home of Lord Walsingham

Its church, St Peter's, is one of 124 existing round-tower churches in Norfolk and is a grade I listed building.[3]


  1. "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 8 August 2016.
  2. Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
  3. "Name: CHURCH OF ST. PETER List entry Number: 1172419". English Heritage. Retrieved 9 March 2014.
The Merton Stone, glacial erratic
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