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Sheringham, Norfolk

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Sheringham, Norfolk

Sheringham (population 7,143) is an English seaside town within the county of Norfolk in the United Kingdom. The motto of the town, granted in 1953 to the Sheringham Urban District Council, is Mare Ditat Pinusque Decorat, Latin for "The sea enriches and the pine adorns".
DistrictNorth Norfolk
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTG1543
OS Settlement ClassificationTown
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01263
Population7,143 (2001 census)

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

Lower Sherringham ~ Sherringham ~ Silingeham

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

Lower Sherringham, vil., Sherringham par., Norfolk, 4 miles NW. of Cromer; P.O.

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