Little Dunham

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Little Dunham
Little Dunham (Norfolk) St Margaret's Church - - 69014.jpg
St Margaret's Church, Little Dunham
Little Dunham is located in Norfolk
Little Dunham
Little Dunham
Little Dunham shown within Norfolk
Area 7.49 km2 (2.89 sq mi)
Population 309 UK census 2001
• Density 41/km2 (110/sq mi)
OS grid reference TF867127
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town KING'S LYNN
Postcode district PE32
Dialling code 01760
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
UK Parliament
List of places
NorfolkCoordinates: 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