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West Dereham, Norfolk

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West Dereham, Norfolk

West Dereham is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 13.51 km and had a population of 440 in 176 households as of the 2001 census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk. It is situated some 4 miles east of the town of Downham Market, 12 miles south of the larger town of King's Lynn and 37 miles west of the city of Norwich.
DistrictKing's Lynn and West Norfolk
Post townKING'S LYNN
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF6601
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England

Other names by which West Dereham, Norfolk has been known in the past

Dereham ~ Dereham West ~ West Deerham

West Dereham, Norfolk in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Dereham, West, par. and vil., W. Norfolk, 3 miles SE. of Downham, 3440 ac., pop. 560; P.O.; contains Dereham Park, and the ruins of Dereham Abbey.

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