Bradenham, Norfolk

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Bradenham
St Mary's church - geograph.org.uk - 709930.jpg
St Mary's Church
Bradenham is located in Norfolk
Bradenham
Bradenham
Bradenham shown within Norfolk
Area 16.55 km2 (6.39 sq mi)
Population 700 (2011)[1]
• Density 42/km2 (110/sq mi)
OS grid reference TF 9208
Civil parish
  • Bradenham
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town Thetford & Swaffham
Postcode district IP25
Dialling code 01362 & 01760
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Norfolk
52°38′24″N 0°50′38″E / 52.640°N 0.844°E / 52.640; 0.844Coordinates: 52°38′24″N 0°50′38″E / 52.640°N 0.844°E / 52.640; 0.844

Bradenham is a village and civil parish, a conglomeration of East and West Bradenham, in the English county of Norfolk. It is situated some 5 miles (8.0 km) south-west of the town of East Dereham and 19 miles (31 km) west of the city of Norwich.[2] The civil parish has an area of 16.55 km² and in the 2001 census had a population of 722 in 301 households,[3] the population decreasing to 700 in 293 households at the 2011 Census. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the Breckland district.[4][5]

The River Wissey rises in Bradenham and flows to the west whilst the River Yare rises to the east of Bradenham and flows to the east.

Bradenham is the birthplace of writer Sir Henry Rider Haggard; his father lived for some time at Bradenham Hall.

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  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 30 July 2016. 
  2. ^ Ordnance Survey (1999). OS Explorer Map 237 – Norwich. ISBN 0-319-21868-6.
  3. ^ Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Office for National Statistics and Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
  4. ^ Visit Breckland Archived 13 October 2008 at the Wayback Machine.
  5. ^ Office for National Statistics and Norfolk County Council (2001). Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Retrieved 2 December 2005.

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