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
Shire county
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town DISS
Postcode district IP22
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
52°23′33″N 1°00′05″E / 52.39254°N 1.00129°E / 52.39254; 1.00129Coordinates: 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.