Home

British Place Names

A comprehensive online gazetteer

Home » Norfolk » South Raynham, Norfolk - local map, administrative data, historical information and reader comments

South Raynham, Norfolk

Local area map loading...

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)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
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.

Your comments about South Raynham, Norfolk

What do you know about South Raynham, Norfolk? Give us the benefit of your local knowledge and opinions here!

comments powered by Disqus