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Mileham, Norfolk

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Mileham, Norfolk

Mileham is a village approximately mid way between East Dereham and Fakenham in Mid Norfolk. The village sits astride the B1145 Kings Lynn to Mundesley road that dissects Mid Norfolk west to east. It is the old coaching road from Kings Lynn to Norwich and then on to Great Yarmouth. The name Mileham comes from the presence of a Mill (The base of the last one can still be seen from the Litcham Road.
DistrictBreckland
Post townKING'S LYNN
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF9119
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
Population538 (2001 census)
 

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

Meleham ~ Melem ~ Milham ~ Mulcham ~ Muleham ~ Mulham ~ Mullam

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

Mileham, par. and vil., Norfolk, 2 miles NE. of Litcham, 2851 ac., pop. 490; P.O.; the par. contains remains of ancient castle, and Mileham Hall, seat; Sir Edward Coke (1549-1634), Lord Chief Justice, was a native.

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