Wereham shown within Norfolk
|Area||8.59 km2 (3.32 sq mi)|
|Population||626 (2001 census)|
|– density||73/km2 (190/sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|District||King's Lynn and West Norfolk|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Post town||KING'S LYNN|
|Ambulance||East of England|
|EU Parliament||East of England|
|UK Parliament||South West Norfolk|
Wereham lies in the Wissey valley and is on the main A134 road; it is some five miles to the east of the town of Downham Market and thirteen miles from King's Lynn. Neighbouring villages include Boughton, Fincham, Crimplesham, West Dereham, Wretton and Stoke Ferry.
In the centre of the village is the pond - known locally as the pit. Nearby on the village green, the Village sign depicts 'Billy the Seal', one of Wereham's most famous residents from the 1920s.
Wereham once had four pubs: the George and Dragon, The Crown, The Nags Head and The Chequers; however, only the George and Dragon remains. The village also had a school; this closed in the 1980s.
The Parish Church, dedicated to St Margaret of Antioch, is in the centre of the village.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Wereham.|
- GENUKI page
- The Wereham Category of the Group 4 News Website.
- The Wereham Category of the Stoke Ferry Website includes Parish Council meeting minutes.
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