Little Dunham

Coordinates: 52°40′48″N 0°45′35″E / 52.679954°N 0.759774°E / 52.679954; 0.759774
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Little Dunham
St Margaret's Church, Little Dunham
Little Dunham is located in Norfolk
Little Dunham
Little Dunham
Location within Norfolk
Area7.49 km2 (2.89 sq mi)
Population309 UK census 2001
• Density41/km2 (110/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTF867127
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townKING'S LYNN
Postcode districtPE32
Dialling code01760
AmbulanceEast of England
UK Parliament
List of places
52°40′48″N 0°45′35″E / 52.679954°N 0.759774°E / 52.679954; 0.759774

Little Dunham is a village situated in the Breckland District of Norfolk and covers an area of 749 hectares (2.9 square miles) with a population of 309 at the 2001 census.[1] The village lies 1+12 miles (2.4 km) south of its sister village Great Dunham and 6 miles (10 km) by road north east from Swaffham.

Little Dunham is served by the church of St Margaret[2] in the Benefice of Great Dunham.[3]

Great Dunham Primary School serves the village.

The unusual Fransham Obelisk raised in the memory of Lord Nelson is in Little Dunham.

Thomas Pell Platt, orientalist went to school in Little Dunham.


  1. ^ Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009.
  2. ^ Norfolk churches
  3. ^ "Benefice of Great Dunham". Archived from the original on 18 July 2011. Retrieved 20 November 2008.