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Litcham, Norfolk

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Litcham, Norfolk

Litcham is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It is situated some 10 km north-east of the town of Swaffham and 40 km west of the city of Norwich. The Village is located on the B1145 a route which runs between King's Lynn and Mundesley. The civil parish has an area of 7.89 km and in the 2001 census had a population of 592 in 257 households as of the 2001 census. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of Breckland.
Post townKING'S LYNN
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF8817
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01328
Population592 (2001 census)

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

Leccham ~ Lecham ~ Licham

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

Litcham, par. and vil., Norfolk, 2 miles NW. of Fransham sta. and 8 miles NE. of Swaffham, 1932 ac., pop. 801; P.O., T.O.; was once a market town; the church is ancient.

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