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Thornham, Norfolk

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Thornham, Norfolk

Thornham is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It is situated on the north Norfolk coast some 7 kilometres north-east of the seaside resort of Hunstanton, 30 km north of the town of King's Lynn and 70 km north-west of the city of Norwich. The civil parish has an area of 13.47 km and in the 2001 census had a population of 478 in 249 households. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk.
DistrictKing's Lynn and West Norfolk
Post townHUNSTANTON
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF7343
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Population478
 

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

Tornham

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

Thornham, coast par. and vil., Norfolk, 4 miles E. of Hunstanton, 2934 ac. (780 water), pop. 653; P.O.; near vil. is Thornham Hall, seat.

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