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Broome, Norfolk

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Broome, Norfolk

Broome is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It is situated on the north bank of the River Waveney, which forms the border with Suffolk, some 2 km north of the town of Bungay and 20 km south-east of the city of Norwich. The civil parish has an area of 5.91 km and in the 2001 census had a population of 475 in 190 households. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of South Norfolk.
DistrictSouth Norfolk
Post townBUNGAY
Administrative CountyNorfolk
Traditional CountyNorfolk
OS GridTM3491
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Fire and Rescue AuthorityNorfolk
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England

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

Brome ~ Brom ~ Bron

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

Broome.-- par., S. Norfolk, 2 miles NE. of Bungay, 1442 ac., pop. 514.

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