Barnham Broom

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Barnham Broom
Barnham Broom is located in Norfolk
Barnham Broom
Barnham Broom
 Barnham Broom shown within Norfolk
Area  7.24 km2 (2.80 sq mi)
Population 552 
   – density  76/km2 (200/sq mi)
OS grid reference TG080074
Civil parish Barnham Broom
District South Norfolk
Shire county Norfolk
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NORWICH
Postcode district NR9
Dialling code 01603
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
UK
England
Norfolk

Coordinates: 52°37′28″N 1°04′18″E / 52.62449°N 1.07164°E / 52.62449; 1.07164

Barnham Broom is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The village is situated on the River Yare, 9 miles (15 km) West of Norwich.[1] and 4 miles (6 km) North-West of Wymondham.

The civil parish has an area of 7.24 km2 and in the 2001 census had a population of 552 in 220 households. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of South Norfolk.[2]

At the centre of the village, on the crossroads, lies Barnham Broom Post Office & Stores, providing local services to the community and visitors, and a hundred yards further along Bell Road can be found The Bell public house [3].

The school, Barnham Broom CofE VA Primary School [4], is an 1847 flint building.

The Parish Council is made up of 7 Councillors and meets on the second Thursday of every month except Aug & Dec. [5]

1-mile (1.6 km) NE of the village is Barnham Broom Hotel & Country Club, incorporating restaurant, two 18 hole golf courses, a leisure & fitness club and a hotel.

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