| 177 (2011 census)|
Hempstead is a village and civil parish in the north of the English county of Norfolk. The village is 2.7 miles south-southeast of the town of Holt, and 11.2 miles west of Cromer. Hempstead is within the area covered by North Norfolk District Council. In the last Census, carried out in 2001, the population of Hempstead was counted as 179, the population slightly reducing to 177 at the 2011 Census.
Hempstead, near Holt, Norfolk Wikipedia
The parish church is called All Saints’ and is unusual in the fact that the apse has a thatched roof, the main part of the roof being of pantile. At the western end of the church is a red-brick built, short tower which was rebuilt in 1744.