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East Lexham, Norfolk

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East Lexham, Norfolk

East Lexham is a village in the English county of Norfolk. It is 7.7 miles north of the town of Swaffham, 30.1 miles west north west of Norwich and 106 miles north east of London. The village forms part of the civil parish of Lexham, which in turn is part of the district of Breckland. Local government responsibilities are shared between the parish, district and county councils. The village is notable for its Anglican parish church.
Post townKING'S LYNN
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF8516
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01328

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

Lexham ~ Lexham East

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

Lexham, East, par. and vil., Norfolk, 1½ mile SW. of Litcham, 1190 ac., pop. 191; contains the seat of Lexham Hall.

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