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Aslacton is a small rural parish on the river Tas covering an area of 4.88 sq kilometers and is of Saxon origin. At the 2011 census it had a population of 466.
The nearest major road is the A140 about 3 miles and it is about 9 miles from Diss to the south and 5 miles from Long Stratton to the east.
There is a modern primary school serving the needs of Aslacton, Great Moulton and Tibenham; parents may also choose to send their children to the larger first and middle schools at Long Stratton. At the age of 11, children are transferred to Long Stratton High School unless parents make other arrangements.
Employment in the village is mainly agricultural but there are also a few small privately run businesses.
The Church of St Michael is dated to approximately 996AD (CE for the purist) and is one of the 130 round tower churches in Norfolk; it has a peal of 5 bells which is the oldest in Norfolk. The church is open from mid morning to dusk and services are held as shown on the church website or the notice board.
The parish is in the South Norfolk District Council area and has 7 parish councillors.
The Coronation Hall at Great Moulton is shared by both parishes.
There is a six day a week bus service to Norwich, Diss and beyond which is provided by Konnectbus.
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