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Old Buckenham, Norfolk

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Old Buckenham, Norfolk

Old Buckenham is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk, approximately 29 km south-west of Norwich. It covers an area of 20.06 km and had a population of 1,294 in 658 households as of the 2001 census For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of Breckland.
DistrictBreckland
Post townATTLEBOROUGH
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTM0691
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01953
Population1,294 (2001 census)
 

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

Buckenham ~ Buckenham Old

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

Buckenham, Old, par. and vil., S. Norfolk, 2½ miles SW. of Attleborough, 4986 ac., pop. 1146; P.O.; contains ruins of Buckenham Abbey; also Buckenham House, the property of Lord Petre, who holds it by the tenure of serving as butler at the Coronation.

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