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Sandringham, Norfolk

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Sandringham, Norfolk

Sandringham is a village and civil parish in the north of the English county of Norfolk. The village is situated some 2 kilometres south of the village of Dersingham, 12 km north of the town of King's Lynn and 60 km north-west of the city of Norwich. The civil parish extends westwards from Sandringham itself to the shore of The Wash some 6 km distant, and also includes the villages of West Newton and Wolferton. It has an area of 41.91 km and in 2001 had a population of 402 in 176 households.
DistrictKing's Lynn and West Norfolk
Post townSANDRINGHAM
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF6928
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Population402
 

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

Santdesincham

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

Sandringham, par. and seat, Norfolk, 6 miles NE. of King's Lynn, 1172 ac., pop. 81; P.O.; Sandringham is the seat of the Prince of Wales.

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