High Kelling

Infobox UK place
official_name= High Kelling
country= England
region= East of England
shire_district= North Norfolk
shire_county= Norfolk
civil_parish= Holt & High Kelling

static_image_caption = High Kelling Village Sign
population= 515 (parish, 2001 census)
os_grid_reference= TG105391
latitude= 52.91465
longitude= 1.12867
post_town= Holt
postcode_area= NR
postcode_district= NR 25
dial_code= 01263
constituency_westminster= North Norfolk

High Kelling is a village and civil parish in the north of the English county of Norfolk. The village is located on the A148 road which links Cromer to King's Lynn. The village is 1.7 miles east of the town of Holt, and 7.8 miles West of Cromer. High Kelling is within the area covered by North Norfolk District Council. In the last Census, carried out in 2001, the population of High Kelling was counted as 515. [ [http://www.ruraldeprivation.norfolk.gov.uk/Settlement%20Profiles/High%20Kelling.doc High Kelling profile.] ]

The District Church

All Saints Church is a District Church in the Parish of Holt with High Kelling. The building was built in 1924 [ [http://www.holtchurch.org/allsaints.html Parish Church of St. Andrew the Apostle.] ] and was the chapel of Bramblewood Sanatorium which cared for the sufferers of tuberculosis. After the Sanatorium closed in 1955, the residents of High Kelling purchased the Chapel for £500 [ [http://www.holtchurch.org/allsaints.html Parish Church of St. Andrew the Apostle.] Line 11] for their place of worship. The Chapel became licensed for worship in 1970 although it had been then in use for 15 years. In 1977 the Chapel became part of the ecclesiastical parish of Holt.

Railway station

The heritage railway of the North Norfolk Railway known as the “Poppy Line” Runs from near-by Sheringham via Weybourne to Holt, although Holt station is in fact in High Kelling.


High Kelling has its own post office and shop located on the Cromer Road (A148). In Selbrigg Road there is a nursery which sells locally grown plants and shrubs. Kelling Hospital is situated on a site of 8.5 hectares and provides a range of services and care. The site is also used on a regular basis as a destination for mobile diagnostic service such as breast cancer screening. The hospital is also the headquarters of the Norfolk Primary Care Trust

ee also

*Kelling also known as Lower Kelling
*Kelling Heath
*Home Place, Kelling


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