Aldborough, Norfolk

Aldborough is a village in the civil parish of Aldborough and Thurgarton (together with Thurgarton), in the English county of Norfolk. It is situated about eight miles (13 km) south of Cromer.

Aldborough

Saint Mary Parish Church
Aldborough
Location within Norfolk
Area7.15 km2 (2.76 sq mi)
Population578 (civil parish, 2011 census)
 Density81/km2 (210/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTG183343
 London133 miles
Civil parish
  • Aldborough and Thurgarton
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townNORWICH
Postcode districtNR11
Dialling code01263
PoliceNorfolk
FireNorfolk
AmbulanceEast of England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Norfolk
52.862°N 1.242°E / 52.862; 1.242

The name "Aldborough" derives from the Old English ald (old) and burh (fortification).[1]

The civil parish has an area of 7.15 square kilometres and in 2001 had a population of 567 in 259 households, the population increasing to 578 at the 2011 Census.[2] For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the area of the district of North Norfolk.[3]