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Binham, Norfolk

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Binham, Norfolk

Binham is a coastal village and a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The village is 29.3 miles north west of Norwich, 16.9 miles west of Cromer and 124 miles north north east of London. The village lies 4.9 miles east south east of the town of Wells-next-the-Sea. The nearest railway station is at Sheringham for the Bittern Line which runs between Cromer and Norwich. The nearest airport is Norwich International Airport.
DistrictNorth Norfolk
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTF9839
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01328
Population232 (parish, 2001 census)

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

Benincham ~ Binneham ~ Bineham

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

Binham.-- par. and vil., N. Norfolk, 5 miles SE. of Wells, 2242 ac., pop. 478; P.O. The abbey (1104) is still used as the par. church.

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