Saint Peter Parish Church, Little Ellingham
|Area||6.24 km2 (2.41 sq mi)|
|Population||250 (parish, 2011 census)|
|• Density||40/km2 (100/sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|• London||104 miles (167 km)|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||East of England|
Little Ellingham is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. The village is 4.6 miles (7.4 km) north-west of Attleborough, 2 miles (3.2 km) north-west of its sister village of Great Ellingham, 18.8 miles (30.3 km) west-south-west of Norwich and 105 miles (169 km) north-east of London. The nearest railway station is at Attleborough for the Breckland Line which runs between Cambridge and Norwich. The nearest airport is Norwich International Airport.
The villages name means 'Homestead/village of Ella's people' or possibly, 'homestead/village at Ella's place'.
Little Ellingham has an entry in the Domesday Book of 1085. In the great book, Little Ellingham is recorded by the names “Ailincham”, “Elincgham” and “Ellingham. The main landholder is the King but in the custody of William de Warenne and Godric. The survey also mentions 12 cattle and 34 goats.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Little Ellingham.|
- "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 7 August 2016.
- Ordnance Survey Explorer Map, Sheet 237, Norwich, Wymondham, Attleborough and Watton, ISBN 0-319-23809-1
- Norfolk churches
- Great Ellingham Benefice
- The Domesday Book, Englands Heritage, Then and Now, Editor: Thomas Hinde,Norfolk page 191, Little Ellingham, ISBN 1-85833-440-3