South Walsham

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South Walsham
St Lawrence Church, South Walsham - - 1320695.jpg
St Lawrence Church, South Walsham
South Walsham is located in Norfolk
South Walsham
South Walsham
 South Walsham shown within Norfolk
Area  11.43 km2 (4.41 sq mi)
Population 845 (2011)[1]
   – density  74/km2 (190/sq mi)
OS grid reference TG364130
Civil parish South Walsham
District Broadland
Shire county Norfolk
Region East
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NORWICH
Postcode district NR13
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
List of places

Coordinates: 52°39′50″N 1°29′42″E / 52.664°N 1.495°E / 52.664; 1.495

South Walsham is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It is adjacent to South Walsham Broad. It covers an area of 11.43 km2 (4.41 sq mi) and had a population of 738 in 303 households at the 2001 census.[2] increasing to 845 living in 345 households at the 2011 Census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of Broadland.

The village has a Primary School, started in Victorian times and extensively modified since. The school has close links to the Christian Churches in South Walsham and the neighbouring village of Upton.[3]

The St Lawrence Centre for Training and the Arts is a restored church which hosts various music concerts, art exhibitions, craft fairs and charity events.[4]


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 12 August 2016. 
  2. ^ Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes. Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Retrieved 20 June 2009,
  3. ^ Fairhaven Primary School
  4. ^ St Lawrence Centre website

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