South Lopham

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South Lopham
South Lopham Church and graveyard - - 338097.jpg
South Lopham church
South Lopham is located in Norfolk
South Lopham
South Lopham
 South Lopham shown within Norfolk
Area  7.91 km2 (3.05 sq mi)
Population 371 (2001 census)
   – density  47/km2 (120/sq mi)
OS grid reference TM043814
Civil parish South Lopham
District Breckland
Shire county Norfolk
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town DISS
Postcode district IP22
EU Parliament East of England
List of places

Coordinates: 52°23′33″N 1°00′05″E / 52.39254°N 1.00129°E / 52.39254; 1.00129

South Lopham is a civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 7.91 km2 (3.05 sq mi) and had a population of 371 in 157 households at the 2001 census.[1] For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of Breckland.

It is recorded in the Domesday Book as Lopham, later becoming known as Lopham-Parva to mirror the existing village of Lopham-Magna (now North Lopham), and then finally becoming known by its present name of South Lopham.[2]


  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. ^ Blomefield, Francis; Parkin, Charles (1805). An Essay Towards a Topographical History of the County of Norfolk (2nd ed.). p. 228.  as available from Google books.