Wood Dalling

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Wood Dalling
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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
AmbulanceEast of England
UK Parliament
List of places
52°48′00″N 1°05′50″E / 52.80009°N 1.09736°E / 52.80009; 1.09736Coordinates: 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 villages name means 'Dalla's people'. 'Wood' distinguish from Field Dalling.[2]

The civil parish has an area of 9.89 km2 (3.82 sq mi) and in the 2001 census had a population of 181 in 78 households, increasing to a population of 209 in 91 households at the 2011 census. 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]

Two places in the parish are mentioned in the Domesday BookDalling and Tyby.

Adjacent parishes include Guestwick, Heydon, Salle and Thurning.

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

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