Dilham St Nicholas
Dilham shown within Norfolk
|Area||6.55 km2 (2.53 sq mi)|
|– density||46 /km2 (120 /sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|District||North Norfolk District Council|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Post town||NORTH WALSHAM|
|Ambulance||East of England|
|EU Parliament||East of England|
|UK Parliament||North Norfolk|
Dilham is a village and civil parish in The Broads of Norfolk, England. At the 2001 census it covered an area of 6.55 km2 (2.53 sq mi) with a population of 301 in 128 homes. It is on the River Ant just off the A149 road, near Stalham. The name comes from the extensive fields of dill, a herb which was grown commercially here.
Its church, St Nicholas, is one of 124 existing round-tower churches in Norfolk. Attached to the nearby Dilham Hall is a fifteenth-century tower, all that remains of Dilham Castle, a fifteenth-century fortified house.
- Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council, 2001. "Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes."
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