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St Andrew, Honingham, Norfolk - geograph.org.uk - 628254.jpg
St Andrew's Church, Honingham
Honingham is located in Norfolk
Location within Norfolk
Area10.55 km2 (4.07 sq mi)
Population358 (2011)[1]
• Density34/km2 (88/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTG102118
Civil parish
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townNORWICH
Postcode districtNR9
AmbulanceEast of England
List of places
52°39′48″N 1°06′30″E / 52.66345°N 1.10838°E / 52.66345; 1.10838Coordinates: 52°39′48″N 1°06′30″E / 52.66345°N 1.10838°E / 52.66345; 1.10838

Honingham is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk, located 8 miles (13 km) to the west of Norwich along the A47 trunk road. It covers an area of 10.55 km2 (4.07 sq mi) and had a population of 342 in 145 households at the 2001 census,[3] increasing to a population of 358 in 160 households at the 2011 Census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of Broadland. Honingham Hall was demolished in 1966.[4]

The villages name means 'homestead/village of Huna's people'.

Notable people[edit]

  • Kenneth Mayhew, RMWO, World War II veteran, decorated with the highest honour of the Kingdom of the Netherlands
  • Sir Eric Teichman, British diplomat and orientalist, resident at Honingham Hall at the time of his death and was buried in the churchyard.


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 6 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Honingham Parish Council Website". Honingham Parish Council. Retrieved 2 October 2021.
  3. ^ Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
  4. ^ "Honingham Hall". Retrieved 9 August 2013.

External links[edit]

Media related to Honingham at Wikimedia Commons