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East Raynham, Norfolk

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East Raynham, Norfolk

East Raynham is a village in the county of Norfolk. It is located on the A1065 some 4 miles south-west of from Fakenham. The River Wensum flows close to the village. The village can trace its origins back and before the Domesday survey of 1086 when it was known as Reinham.
Post townFakenham
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF8825
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 South & East Raynham) 2001 census )
 

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

East Rainham ~ Rainham ~ Rainham East ~ St Mary

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

Rainham, East (or St Mary), par. (ry. sta. Raynham Park), Norfolk, on river Wensum, 3½ miles SW. of Fakenham, 1635 ac., pop. 145; Rainham Hall (1632), seat of the Marquis of Townshend, is noted for its collection of portraits.

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