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South Raynham, Norfolk

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South Raynham, Norfolk

South Raynham is a village in the county of Norfolk. It is situated on the A1065 road some 5 miles SW of Fakenham. The River Wensum flows nearby. The village can trace its origins back and before the Domesday survey of 1086 when the village was known as Reinham.
DistrictNorth Norfolk
Post townFakenham
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF8724
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01328
Population257 (Combined with East & West Raynham 2001 census)

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

Rainham ~ Rainham South ~ South Rainham ~ St Martin ~ Sutreinaham ~ Sutreineham ~ Sutreinham

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

Rainham, South (or St Martin), par. (ry. sta. Raynham Park), Norfolk, 1 mile S. of East Rainham, 1040 ac., pop. 158; P.O.; a priory was founded here in 1160.

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