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Burnham Market, Norfolk

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Burnham Market, Norfolk

Burnham Market is a village and civil parish near the north coast of Norfolk, England. Burnham Market is one of the Burnhams, a group of adjacent villages in North Norfolk. It is the result of the merger of three of the original Burnham villages, namely Burnham Sutton, Burnham Ulph and Burnham Westgate. Burnham Market lies approximately 1 mile (2 km) inland, some 5 miles (8 km) west of Wells-next-the-Sea, 12 miles (19 km) east of Hunstanton and 10 miles (16 km) north of Fakenham.
DistrictKing's Lynn and West Norfolk
Post townKING'S LYNN
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF8342
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Population948
 

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

Burnham ~ Burnham Westgate

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

Burnham Market, vil. with ry. sta., W. Norfolk, 6 miles W. of Wells; P.O., T.O., called Burnham. Market-day, Saturday. The vil. is built round the market-place, hence its name.

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