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Longham, Norfolk

Longham is a village situated in the Breckland District of Norfolk and covers an area of 540 hectares (2.1 square miles) with a population of 219 in 100 households as of the 2001 census. Longham lies 5 miles north west of Dereham and 11 miles south of Fakenham. Longham is served by St. Andrew & St. Paul church in the Benefice of Gressenhall.
DistrictBreckland
Post townDEREHAM
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF9415
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01362
Population219 (2001 census)
 

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

Lawingham

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

Longham, par. and vil., Norfolk, 4 miles NW. of Dereham, 1304 ac., pop. 324.

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