Wood Dalling

Coordinates: 52°48′00″N 1°05′50″E / 52.80009°N 1.09736°E / 52.80009; 1.09736
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Wood Dalling
Church of St Andrew, Wood Dalling
Wood Dalling is located in Norfolk
Wood Dalling
Wood Dalling
Location within Norfolk
Area9.89 km2 (3.82 sq mi)
Population209 (2011)[1]
• Density21/km2 (54/sq mi)
OS grid referenceTG089270
Civil parish
  • Wood Dalling
Shire county
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townNORWICH
Postcode districtNR11
Dialling code01263
AmbulanceEast of England
UK Parliament
List of places
52°48′00″N 1°05′50″E / 52.80009°N 1.09736°E / 52.80009; 1.09736

Wood Dalling is a village and civil parish in Norfolk, England. It is located 8 miles (13 km) south of Holt and 3 miles (4.8 km) north of Reepham, the nearest market towns.


The village's name means 'Dalla's people'; the use of 'Wood' distinguishes it from nearby Field Dalling.[2]

Two places in the parish are mentioned in the Domesday Book: Dalling and Tyby.


The civil parish has an area of 3.82 sq mi (9.9 km2) and in the 2001 census had a population of 181 in 78 households, increasing to 209 in 91 households by the 2011 census.

Adjacent parishes include Guestwick, Heydon, Salle and Thurning


For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of Broadland.[3] The parish includes the hamlets of Norton Corner and Tyby.[citation needed]

The parish formed part of the hundred of Eynesford. Today, the parish forms part of the ward of Eynesford, which returns a councillor to Broadland District Council.[4]

Wood Dalling lies within the constituency of North Norfolk and is represented at Parliament by Duncan Baker MP of the Conservative Party. For the purposes of local government, the parish falls within the district of North Norfolk.


There is a village hall, with a post office at Norton Corner.[5]

The Wood Dalling Cycle Loop is a waymarked circular cycle trail along lanes around the parish and its immediate environs.[6]


  1. ^ "Civil Parish population 2011". Neighbourhood Statistics. Office for National Statistics. Retrieved 15 August 2016.
  2. ^ "Key to English Place-names".
  3. ^ Office for National Statistics & Norfolk County Council (2001). Census population and household counts for unparished urban areas and all parishes Archived 2017-02-11 at the Wayback Machine. Retrieved 2 December 2005.
  4. ^ Broadland District Council Polling districts, wards and parishes (2019)
  5. ^ Wood Dalling Village Hall
  6. ^ [1] pages 21 and 22

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