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Bircham Newton, Norfolk

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Bircham Newton, Norfolk

Bircham Newton is the smallest of the three villages that make up the civil parish of Bircham, in the west of the English county of Norfolk. The village is located about 1 km north of the larger village of Great Bircham, 20 km north-east of the town of King's Lynn, and 60 km north-west of the city of Norwich. Bircham Newton gave its name to an airfield, RAF Bircham Newton, that was in use through World War II and into the 1960s.
DistrictKing's Lynn and West Norfolk
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF7633
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorfolk

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

Bircham ~ Newton Bircham

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

Bircham, Newton, par., W. Norfolk, 2 miles S. of Docking, 1128 ac., pop. 100.

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