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Holkham, Norfolk

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Holkham, Norfolk

Holkham is a village and civil parish in the north-west of the county of Norfolk, England. Besides the small village, the parish includes the major stately home and estate of Holkham Hall, and an attractive beach at Holkham Gap. The three lie at the centre of the Holkham National Nature Reserve.
DistrictNorth Norfolk
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF8943
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England

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

Hoccham ~ Hochaham ~ Hocham ~ Holcham ~ Locham

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

Holkham, par. and vil. with ry. sta., N. Norfolk, 2 miles W. of Wells, 5973 ac. (765 water), pop. 537; P.O.; in vicinity of vil. is Holkham Hall, the magnificent seat of the Earl of Leicester, surrounded by a park covering an area of 3200 ac.

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