Scottow War Memorial
|Area||8.59 km2 (3.32 sq mi)|
|• Density||166/km2 (430/sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||East of England|
The villages name means 'Scots' hill-spur'.
The civil parish has an area of 8.59 km2 (3.32 sq mi) and in 2001 had a population of 1,774 in 357 households, the population decreasing to 1,424 at the 2011 Census. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of North Norfolk.
Most of the former Royal Air Force Coltishall military airbase lay within the parish boundaries of Scottow. Today, part of the RAF base has been converted into HMP Bure, a prison for adult males, and the rest has been used to create Scottow Enterprise Park focused on helping businesses to grow through providing space in the form of offices and workshops, as well as business support.
- "Civil population 2011". Retrieved 2 September 2015.
- Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council, 2001. Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes Archived 2017-02-11 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 2 December 2005.
- "Ward population 2011". Retrieved 2 September 2015.
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