Little Dunham

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Little Dunham
Little Dunham (Norfolk) St Margaret's Church - geograph.org.uk - 69014.jpg
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
District
Shire county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townKING'S LYNN
Postcode districtPE32
Dialling code01760
PoliceNorfolk
FireNorfolk
AmbulanceEast of England
EU ParliamentEast of England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
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52°40′48″N 0°45′35″E / 52.679954°N 0.759774°E / 52.679954; 0.759774Coordinates: 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.

References[edit]

  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