Warham village sign
Warham shown within Norfolk
|Area||18.65 km2 (7.20 sq mi)|
|– density||10/km2 (26/sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||East of England|
|EU Parliament||East of England|
Warham is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It is situated about 5 km (3.1 mi) inland from the north Norfolk coast, 5 km (3.1 mi) south-east of the town of Wells-next-the-Sea and 50 km (31 mi) north-west of the city of Norwich.
The civil parish has an area of 18.65 km2 (7.20 sq mi) and in the 2001 census had a population of 193 in 79 households. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of North Norfolk.
Surprisingly, this small village has two large medieval churches, All Saints near the village centre and St Mary Magdalen about 500 m (550 yd) away. Originally, there were two ecclesiastical parishes here, but the two parishes were merged after the Reformation.
Just south of the village is Warham Camp a small ancient hillfort earthwork built by the Iceni in the 2nd century BC, known locally as 'the Danish Camp'.
- Ordnance Survey (2002). OS Explorer Map 251 - Norfolk Coast Central. ISBN 0-319-21887-2.
- Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Retrieved December 2, 2005.
- "St Mary Magdalene,Warham". The Norfolk Churches site. Retrieved 26 May 2006.
Media related to Warham, Norfolk at Wikimedia Commons
- Map sources for Warham, Norfolk
- Information from Genuki Norfolk on Warham All Saints parish.
- Information from Genuki Norfolk on Warham St Mary Magdalen parish.
- Information from NorfolkCoast.co.uk on Warham.
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