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
Location within Norfolk
Area11.43 km2 (4.41 sq mi)
Population845 (2011)[1]
• Density74/km2 (190/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTG364130
Civil parish
  • South Walsham
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townNORWICH
Postcode districtNR13
AmbulanceEast of England
EU ParliamentEast of England
List of places
52°39′50″N 1°29′42″E / 52.664°N 1.495°E / 52.664; 1.495Coordinates: 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 Archived 2017-02-11 at the Wayback Machine. 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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