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The River Hun is in the west of the county of Norfolk,[1] in England. Its source is in the grounds of Hunstanton Park. Its mouth can be found on the North Sea near Holme-next-the-Sea.

Bridge Over the River Hun 17th October 2007 (1).JPG
River Hun close to Hunstanton Park
Country England
State Norfolk
Region East of England
District North West Norfolk
Source Hunstanton Park
 - elevation 9 m (30 ft)
 - coordinates 52°56′16″N 0°31′09″E / 52.9378°N 0.5192°E / 52.9378; 0.5192
Mouth North Sea
 - location Holme Next The Sea
 - elevation 0 m (0 ft)
 - coordinates 52°58′19″N 0°33′39″E / 52.97194°N 0.56083°E / 52.97194; 0.56083Coordinates: 52°58′19″N 0°33′39″E / 52.97194°N 0.56083°E / 52.97194; 0.56083
Length 3.9 mi (6 km)
Within West Norfolk
The River Hun at the point it flows under the A149 Coast Road

In the 11th century it was known as 'Esten broke' (i.e. Esten brook).[2]


  1. ^ Ordnance Survey (2002). OS Explorer Map 250 - Norfolk Coast West. ISBN 0-319-21886-4.
  2. ^ History of Old Hunstanton Church