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Roughton is a village and a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The village is 3.7 miles (6.0 km) south of Cromer, 19.6 miles (31.5 km) north of Norwich and 6.5 miles (10.5 km) north-west of North Walsham. The village straddles the A140 between Cromer and Norwich and the B1463.
The nearest railway station is at Roughton Road for the Bittern Line, which runs between Sheringham, Cromer and Norwich. The nearest airport is Norwich International Airport. First Eastern Counties, Norfolk Green and Sanders all provide a regular bus services to Norwich, Sheringham, Cromer and Holt.
Roughton has St Marys church, St Mary's primary school, a village hall, the New Inn public house, a play area, a fishing lake and a windmill. Other amenities include a service station with a Post Office and a fish and chip shop.
St Mary's Church, Roughton
St Mary's Church lies at the end of Church Loke at a high point in the village. The round tower is believed to be of Saxon origin but most of the main body is Victorian.
The Priest in charge is John Smith Telephone 01263 734761. Services are shown on the church notice board at the end of the loke. For more details see links page.
St Mary's Primary School
St Mary's Endowed Church of England VA Primary School was founded by Robert Brown in the 19th Century. The main brick and flint building is over 100 years old. At the back it has a large playing field and a nature area. See the links page to view the school website.
The village hall consists of a wooden building with a porch and a brick extension. It is used for many functions and can be hired for meetings, classes, recreation and various other social gatherings.
For bookings and other details contact Paddy / Chloe Bennett - Telephone:- 01263 768138.
See the links page for organisations that use the hall.
Crazee Kidz Club
Checkout the Crazee Kidz Club website at www.crazeekidzclub.co.uk
Playgroup website www.roughtonunder5s.co.uk
The play area and recreation ground are near the centre of the village and are managed by Roughton Parish Council.
See links page for details
New Inn Public House
The New Inn public house is on the main A140 road in the centre of the village. It is a traditional Norfolk brick and flint building with a few modern alterations. For some history try this website. www.norfolkpubs.co.uk
The fishing lake lies off Chapel Road which is the B1436 road to Felbrig.
Fish and chips
The fish and chip shop is on the A140 opposite the New Inn public house.
The Post Office is in the service station on the main A140 trunk road in the centre of the village.
Opening hours - Monday to Friday 8.30 to 17.30, Saturday - 9.00 to 12.30, closed on Sunday.
SELF-EMPLOYED PERSON WITH OWN EQUIPMENT TO UNDERTAKE THE FOLLOWING DUTIES
general strimming within Parish - maintenance of village - cleanliness of village - clearing of bus shelters - ensuring bottlebanks are emptied as necessary - Approximately 1 hour per week
Click on this link for more details.
See the links page for the history of the village, the church and the school.