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Hockham is located in Norfolk
Hockham shown within Norfolk
Area 13.36 km2 (5.16 sq mi)
Population 603 (2011)[1]
• Density 45/km2 (120/sq mi)
OS grid reference TL9534192573
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town THETFORD
Postcode district IP24
Dialling code 01953
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament
List of places
52°29′46″N 0°52′34″E / 52.4961°N 0.8762°E / 52.4961; 0.8762Coordinates: 52°29′46″N 0°52′34″E / 52.4961°N 0.8762°E / 52.4961; 0.8762

Hockham is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 13.36 km2 (5.16 sq mi) and had a population of 620 in 252 households at the 2001 census.[2] For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of Breckland. The district's 2007/08 estimate suggests that the population had risen to 645.[3] At the 2011 Census the population was measured at 603 only in 259 households.

The parish is sometimes referred to as Great Hockham,[4] the main village, though there is evidence that suggests that the village of Little Hockham is now deserted.[5]


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 4 August 2016. 
  2. ^ Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes[permanent dead link]. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
  3. ^ "Yearbook 2007/2008 – Parish Information". Breckland District council. Archived from the original on 21 November 2008. Retrieved 25 June 2009. 
  4. ^ Minutes of Breckland District meetings, for example, such as for planning applications.
  5. ^ "Little Hockham". Retrieved 25 June 2009. 

External links[edit]

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