Thornham, Norfolk

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Coordinates: 52°57′36″N 0°34′43″E / 52.95997°N 0.57864°E / 52.95997; 0.57864

Thornham
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Signpost in Thornham
Thornham is located in Norfolk
Thornham
Thornham
 Thornham shown within Norfolk
Area  13.47 km2 (5.20 sq mi)
Population 478 
    - Density  35 /km2 (91 /sq mi)
OS grid reference TF 733 434
Civil parish Thornham, Norfolk
District King's Lynn and West Norfolk
Shire county Norfolk
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town HUNSTANTON
Postcode district PE36
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
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Thornham is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It is situated on the north Norfolk coast some 7 kilometres (4.3 mi) north-east of the seaside resort of Hunstanton, 30 km (19 mi) north of the town of King's Lynn and 70 km (43 mi) north-west of the city of Norwich.[1]

The civil parish has an area of 13.47 km2 (5.20 sq mi) and in the 2001 census had a population of 478 in 249 households. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of King's Lynn and West Norfolk.[2]

HMS Thornham, a Ham class minesweeper, was named after the village. The ship's bell hangs in All Saints' Church.

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Ordnance Survey (2002). OS Explorer Map 250 - Norfolk Coast West. ISBN 0-319-21886-4.
  2. ^ Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Retrieved December 2, 2005.

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