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River Hun

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.

Hun
Bridge Over the River Hun 17th October 2007 (1).JPG
River Hun close to Hunstanton Park
River Hun is located in Norfolk
River Hun
Location of the river mouth within Norfolk
Location
CountryEngland
StateNorfolk
RegionEast of England
DistrictNorth West Norfolk
Physical characteristics
SourceHunstanton Park
 - coordinates52°56′16″N 0°31′09″E / 52.9378°N 0.5192°E / 52.9378; 0.5192
 - elevation9 m (30 ft)
MouthNorth Sea
 - location
Holme Next The Sea
 - 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
 - elevation
0 m (0 ft)
Length3.9 mi (6.3 km)

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

The River Hun at the point it flows under the A149 Coast Road

ReferencesEdit

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