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Waxham, Norfolk

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Waxham, Norfolk

Waxham is a small village in Norfolk in eastern England. It lies on the north-east coast of the county in Sea Palling parish. Buildings in the village include Waxham Hall, the 14th-century St. John's Church and the 16th-century Waxham Barn. One of the largest barns in the county, it has recently been restored and opened to the public. The village has an extensive sandy beach backed by dunes. The present day Lord of the Manor of Waxham is Stephen David Young.
DistrictNorth Norfolk
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTG4326
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorfolk

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

Little Waxham ~ Waxham Little ~ Wacstanest ~ Wacstenesham ~ Wactanesham

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

Waxham, Little, old par., now in Horsey next the Sea par., Norfolk; the church and vil. were swept away by the sea.

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