Broome shown within Norfolk
|Area||5.91 km2 (2.28 sq mi)|
|– density||77/km2 (200/sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||East of England|
|EU Parliament||East of England|
Broome is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It is situated on the north bank of the River Waveney, which forms the border with Suffolk, some 2 km north of the town of Bungay and 20 km south-east of the city of Norwich.
The civil parish has an area of 5.91 km2 and in the 2001 census had a population of 475 in 190 households, reducing to 458 at the 2011 census. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of South Norfolk.
The Peterborough goalkeeper Joe Lewis is a former resident of Broome. Lewis currently has three under-21 international caps and was called up to the senior England squad in August 2008, although he remained as an unused substitute and is yet to be recalled.
- Ordnance Survey (2005). OS Explorer Map OL40 - The Broads. ISBN 0-319-23769-9.
- "Broome parish information". 4 January 2006. Retrieved 20 June 2009.
- "Civil parish population 2011". Retrieved 6 September 2011.
- Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Retrieved December 2, 2005.
- for Broome, Norfolk
- Information from Genuki Norfolk on Broome.
Media related to Broome, Norfolk at Wikimedia Commons