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Dilham, Norfolk

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Dilham, Norfolk

Dilham is a village and civil parish covering an area of 6.55 km with a population of 301 in 128 homes as of the 2001 census. It is on the River Ant just off the A149 road, near Stalham in Norfolk, England within The Broads. The name comes from the extensive fields of dill, a herb which was grown commercially here. It is the limit of Broads navigation for larger boats, but small boats, and especially non-powered boats, can travel on the North Walsham & Dilham Canal until Honing.
DistrictNorth Norfolk District Council
Post townNORTH WALSHAM
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTG3325
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01692
Population301
 

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

Dillam

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

Dilham, par., and vil., N. Norfolk, on river North, 4 miles SE. of North Walsham, 1563 ac., pop. 426.

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