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Dalham - Church of St Mary.jpg
Dalham, Church of St Mary
Dalham is located in Suffolk
Dalham shown within Suffolk
Population 210 (2011)
OS grid reference TL7261
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Postcode district CB8
Dialling code 01638
Police Suffolk
Fire Suffolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament
List of places
52°13′37″N 0°31′12″E / 52.227°N 0.520°E / 52.227; 0.520Coordinates: 52°13′37″N 0°31′12″E / 52.227°N 0.520°E / 52.227; 0.520

Dalham is a village and civil parish in the Forest Heath district of Suffolk, England. It is 13 kilometres (8 mi) west of the town of Bury St Edmunds and, at the 2001 census, had a population of 191,.[1] increasing to 210 at the 2011 Census.[2]

The Icknield Way Path passes through the village on its 110-mile journey from Ivinghoe Beacon in Buckinghamshire to Knettishall Heath in Suffolk. The Icknield Way Trail, a multi-user route for walkers, horse riders and off-road cyclists also passes through the village.

Dalham Hall[edit]

In 1901 the estate of Dalham Hall was bought by Cecil Rhodes. After he died in 1902 without taking possession, his brother Colonel Francis William Rhodes became the owner, and erected the village hall in his brother's memory.[3]

Dalham Hall and its associated stud are owned by the ruler of Dubai, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum.[4]


  1. ^ "Census 2001: Parish Headcounts: Forest Heath". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 25 January 2013. 
  2. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 19 August 2016. 
  3. ^ "Dalham Village Hall Commemoration Plaque by Colonel Frank Rhodes". 
  4. ^ Conradi, Peter (2009-07-04). "Racing king buys piece of empire". London: The Times. Retrieved 2009-07-04. 

External links[edit]

Media related to Dalham at Wikimedia Commons