St Mary the Virgin Church, Bridgham
|Area||11.06 km2 (4.27 sq mi)|
|• Density||30/km2 (78/sq mi)|
|OS grid reference||TL9585|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||East of England|
Bridgham is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 11.06 km2 (4.27 sq mi) and had a population of 328 in 130 households at the 2001 census, increasing to a population of 335 at the 2011 Census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of Breckland.
Bridgham's name derives from the Old English for a village or farmstead with a bridge.
In the Domesday Book, Bridgham is recorded as consisting of 11 households and being owned by St. Etheldreda's Abbey, Ely.
- ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 31 July 2016.
- ^ Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
- ^ University of Nottingham. (2022). Retrieved November 09, 2022. http://kepn.nottingham.ac.uk/map/place/Norfolk/Bridgham
- ^ Domesday Book. (1086). Retrieved November 09, 2022. https://opendomesday.org/place/TL9585/bridgham/
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