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Where is Thorpe Hamlet?

Thorpe Hamlet is located on the eastern boundary of the City of Norwich in Norfolk, England.

In global terms it is 52.6˚North and 1.3˚East.

The Parish Church in Thorpe Hamlet is Saint Matthew's Church in Telegraph Lane West.

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Thorpe Hamlet includes a brewery,  the Norwich Rail Station, it is about 4 miles from Norwich City Airport, 18 miles West of Great Yarmouth and about 115 miles Northeast of London. 
The Hamlet has been home to the 'Canaries' for a very long time- Norwich City Football Club.

Click on the map for a larger version (gif 38Kb about 10 seconds download) of the map specially commissioned for the new book drawn by Graham Keith

Click here for a Bing zoomable map of the area

Thorpe hamlet is changing !

In May 2004 the Council ward boundaries changed. The Pilling Park and Britannia road areas will move into Crome ward and Thorpe Hamlet ward will expand to include Bishopsgate, the Cathedral Close and King Street.

There is more information on the Norwich City Council website and a ward map here !   Contact your local councillor

This page last updated - February, 2011