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Congham, Norfolk

Congham is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It is situated some 10 km east of the town of King's Lynn and 55 km west of the city of Norwich. The civil parish has an area of 11.7 km and in the 2001 census had a population of 227 in 97 households. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk. Sir Henry Spelman, the noted 17th century antiquary, was born in Congham.
DistrictKing's Lynn and West Norfolk
Post townKING'S LYNN
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF7123
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 Congham, Norfolk has been known in the past

Concham ~ Congheham ~ Congreham

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

Congham, par., W. Norfolk, 7 miles NE. of Kings Lynn, 2850 ac., pop. 331; P.O.; contains C. House.

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