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Yaxham, Norfolk

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Yaxham, Norfolk

Yaxham is a village and civil parish in centre of the English county of Norfolk. The parish includes the village of Yaxham, together with the neighbouring community of Clint Green. Together, they lay some 2 miles south of Dereham and 20 miles west of Norwich. The civil parish has an area of 6.64 km and in the 2001 census had a population of 677 in 290 households. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of Breckland. Yaxham Mill is the local pub.
DistrictBreckland
Post townDEREHAM
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTG0110
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Population677 (2001 census)
 

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

Iachesham ~ Lakesham

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

Yaxham, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Norfolk, 2 miles SE. of Dereham, 1596 ac., pop. 489; P.O.

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