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Wroxham, Norfolk

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Wroxham, Norfolk

Wroxham is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The civil parish of Wroxham has an area of 6.21 square kilometres and in 2001 had a population of 1532 in 666 households. The village is situated within the Norfolk Broads on the south side of a loop in the middle reaches of the River Bure. It lies in an elevated position above the Bure, between Belaugh Broad to the west and Wroxham Broad to the east or south east.
DistrictBroadland
Post townNORWICH
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTG3017
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01603
Population1,532
 

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

Grossaham ~ Grossam ~ Urochesham ~ Urocsham ~ Wrossham

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

Wroxham, par. and vil. with ry. sta., Norfolk - par., 1489 ac., pop. 378; vil., 7 miles NE. of Norwich; P.O., T.O., and P.O. at Lower Wroxham, 1 mile from vil.; Wroxham Broad is a fine sheet of water. Wroxham Grange and Wroxham House are seats.

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