Sparham

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Sparham
St Mary, Sparham, Norfolk - geograph.org.uk - 308640.jpg
St Mary's Church
Sparham is located in Norfolk
Sparham
Sparham
Sparham shown within Norfolk
Area 7.22 km2 (2.79 sq mi)
Population 341 (2011)[1]
• Density 47/km2 (120/sq mi)
OS grid reference TG071196
Civil parish
  • Sparham
District
Shire county
Region
Country England
Sovereign state United Kingdom
Post town NORWICH
Postcode district NR9
Police Norfolk
Fire Norfolk
Ambulance East of England
EU Parliament East of England
List of places
UK
England
Norfolk
52°44′04″N 1°04′01″E / 52.73457°N 1.06688°E / 52.73457; 1.06688Coordinates: 52°44′04″N 1°04′01″E / 52.73457°N 1.06688°E / 52.73457; 1.06688

Sparham is a village and civil parish in the English county of Norfolk. It covers an area of 7.22 km2 (2.79 sq mi) and had a population of 291 in 109 households at the 2001 census,[2] including Bylaugh and increasing to a population of 341 in 143 households at the 2011 census. For the purposes of local government, it falls within the district of Breckland.

Sparham is one of the highest points in Norfolk, and the top of the church tower has views of the surrounding countryside for several miles.

The hamlet of Sparhamhill lies to its east and south on the main A1067 road.

As well as Sparham and Sparhamhill there are also Sparham Hole and Sparham Hall

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 31 July 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.

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