All Saints Church, Shipdham
|Area||18.69 km2 (7.22 sq mi)|
|Population||2,057 (2011 census)|
|• Density||110/km2 (280/sq mi)|
|OS grid reference|
|Sovereign state||United Kingdom|
|Ambulance||East of England|
Shipdham is a village and civil parish in the Breckland district, in Norfolk, England, approximately 5 miles (8.0 km) south-south-west of Dereham. In the 2001 census the parish had a population of 2,145 in 899 households, falling at the 2011 Census to a population of 2,057 in 899 households. It covers an area of 18.69 km2 (7.22 sq mi). It is also known to be the longest village in Norfolk.
The villages name means 'flock of sheep homestead/village'.
Shipdham Airfield (formerly RAF Shipdham) is located east of the village.
|Wikimedia Commons has media related to Shipdham.|
- "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 11 August 2016.
- "Neighbourhood Statistics: 2001 Census: Key Statistics: Parish Headcounts: Area: Shipdham CP (Parish)". Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 4 June 2008.
- Fisher 2013, p. 167.
- Ordnance Survey, 1:50,000 map
- "European Severe Weather Database". www.eswd.eu.