Costessey

  • costessey
    beehive lodge, ringland lane - geograph.org.uk - 412816.jpg
    beehive lodge
    costessey is located in norfolk
    costessey
    costessey
    location within norfolk
    area12.39 km2 (4.78 sq mi)
    population12,463 (2011)
    • density1,006/km2 (2,610/sq mi)
    tg176118
    civil parish
    • costessey
    district
    • south norfolk
    shire county
    • norfolk
    region
    • east
    countryengland
    sovereign stateunited kingdom
    post townnorwich
    postcode districtnr5, nr8
    dialling code01603
    policenorfolk
    firenorfolk
    ambulanceeast of england
    uk parliament
    • south norfolk
    • norwich south
    list of places
    uk
    england
    norfolk
    52°39′37″n 1°12′58″e / 52°39′37″n 1°12′58″e / 52.66023; 1.21614

    costessey (i/ koss-ee) is a civil parish situated 4 miles (6.4 km) west of norwich in norfolk, england. the parish comprises two settlements: the long-established town of costessey (now commonly old costessey) (2011 population 7,265), and new costessey (population 5,198), which developed during the first half of the 20th century and has become a suburb of norwich. the two settlements are separated by the river tud and by arable land. costessey's northern boundary with taverham, drayton and hellesdon follows the course of the river wensum.

    costessey parish has an area of 12.39 km2 and in the [1] it constitutes the most northern reaches of the predominantly rural south norfolk district; costessey is the second largest population centre within the district, after wymondham. the population of costessey civil parish at the 2011 census was shown as 12,463.[1]

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Costessey
Beehive Lodge, Ringland Lane - geograph.org.uk - 412816.jpg
Beehive Lodge
Costessey is located in Norfolk
Costessey
Costessey
Location within Norfolk
Area12.39 km2 (4.78 sq mi)
Population12,463 (2011)
• Density1,006/km2 (2,610/sq mi)
TG176118
Civil parish
  • Costessey
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townNORWICH
Postcode districtNR5, NR8
Dialling code01603
PoliceNorfolk
FireNorfolk
AmbulanceEast of England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Norfolk
52°39′37″N 1°12′58″E / 52°39′37″N 1°12′58″E / 52.66023; 1.21614

Costessey (i/ KOSS-ee) is a civil parish situated 4 miles (6.4 km) west of Norwich in Norfolk, England. The parish comprises two settlements: the long-established town of Costessey (now commonly Old Costessey) (2011 population 7,265), and New Costessey (population 5,198), which developed during the first half of the 20th century and has become a suburb of Norwich. The two settlements are separated by the River Tud and by arable land. Costessey's northern boundary with Taverham, Drayton and Hellesdon follows the course of the River Wensum.

Costessey parish has an area of 12.39 km2 and in the [1] It constitutes the most northern reaches of the predominantly rural South Norfolk District; Costessey is the second largest population centre within the district, after Wymondham. The population of Costessey Civil Parish at the 2011 Census was shown as 12,463.[1]