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South Pickenham, Norfolk

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South Pickenham, Norfolk

South Pickenham is a small village and civil parish in the Breckland district of mid Norfolk, East Anglia, England. It has an area of 758 hectares (2.93 square miles) and a population of 101 in 40 households as of the 2001 census. This had dropped to an estimated 85 as at the 2007/2008 Breckland yearbook. The Parish Council Tax (Band D) 1 April 2007 was £28.75. It was once in the Hundred of South Greenhoe.
Post townSwaffham
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF8504
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01760
Population101 (2001 census)

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

Pickenham ~ Pickenham South

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

Pickenham, South, par. and vil., Norfolk - par., 1830 ac., pop. 175; the vil. is 1½ mile S. of North Pickenham; in vicinity is Pickenham Hall, seat.

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